Matanzas (baseball)

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Matanzas
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Location Matanzas
Ballpark Victoria de Girón Stadium
Year founded 1992
Nickname(s) Cocodrilos (dfv dup B
2005–06 29–61 (3rd, Group A)
Did not qualify for playoffs
Manager Víctor Mesa
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Matanzas are a baseball team in the Cuban National Series. Based in Matanzas Province, the Cocodrilos were formed after the dissolution of Henequeneros and Citricultores, two teams from Matanzas. The Cocodrilos have never enjoyed the success of their predecessors.

Current roster[edit]

  • Catchers: Saúl Vasallo, Lázaro Herrera, Alexander Llanes, Yaimel Alberto
  • Infielders: Yosbel Noda, Alexis Moré, Jefferson Delgado, Yandy Canto, Dunier Serrano, Adiano Capote, Yadier Mujica, Yariel Duque
  • Outfielders: Yoandy Garlobo, Yasser Pérez, Yaniel Rodríguez, Delmis Valdés, Yassiel Varona, Ariel Sánchez, Chery García
  • Pitchers: Yosvani Fonseca, Jusset Pagés, Daniel Medina, Jorge Alberto Martínez, Guillermo Tortoló, Yousel Aguilar, Lázaro Garro, Yoannis Negrín, Burney Pérez, Orelvis Chill, Carlos Cairo

Notable players from Matanzas Province[edit]