Frederich Cepeda

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Frederich Cepeda
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Cepeda with the Yomiuri Giants in 2014
Toros de Tijuana – No. 52
Born: (1980-04-08) April 8, 1980 (age 38)
Sancti Spiritus, Cuba
Bats: Switch Throws: Right
May 15, 2014, for the Yomiuri Giants
Career highlights and awards

Frederich Cepeda Cruz (born April 8, 1980) is a Cuban professional baseball outfielder for the Toros de Tijuana of the Mexican League and the Gallos de Sancti Spiritus of the Cuban National Series. He also played in Nippon Professional Baseball for the Yomiuri Giants.

Baseball career[edit]

Cepeda previously played for the Cuban national baseball team and Sancti Spíritus of the Cuban National Series. Cepeda was part of the Cuban team that won the gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and second place at the 2006 World Baseball Classic and 2008 Summer Olympics. He was selected as part of the All Stars at the 2009 World Baseball Classic where he had a .500 batting average with 3 homers in 6 games and 24 at-bats.

Cepeda signed with the Yomiuri Giants of Nippon Professional Baseball on April 19, 2014.[1][2][3]

Cepeda won with his national team, the gold medal of the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico.[4][5][6]


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