Las Tunas (baseball)

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Las Tunas
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LeagueCuban National Series <Champions Cuba National Series 58 2018-2019> (Group C)
LocationLas Tunas
BallparkJulio Antonio Mella Stadium
Year founded1977
Nickname(s)Leñadores (Lumberjacks)
Magos (Wizards)
Espinosos
League championships1 (2019)
ManagerPablo Alberto Civil
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Las Tunas is a baseball team in the Cuban National Series. Based in the city of Las Tunas, the Leñadores, or Magos (also known as the Espinosos), were long a perennial last-place team in Group C. Led by Osmani Urrutia in the early 1990s, the Magos were competitive, finishing with winning records in 2004–05 and 2005–06.[1] Shortstop Alex Guerrero, hit a .303/.385/.526 slash line with 103 homeruns and 413 RBI in 559 games from 2004-05 through 2011-12.[2]

Las Tunas won the championship for the first time in 2019, defeating Villa Clara 4 games to 1.

2019 Caribbean Series roster[edit]

Cuba 2019 Caribbean Series Roster
Players Coaches

Pitchers

[1] updated on 28 January 2019

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

  •    Cuba Pablo Alberto Civil

Coaches

Notable players[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Victoria de Las Tunas, CU Register City Encyclopedia. Baseball Reference. Retrieved on October 25, 2015.
  2. ^ Alex Guerrero : MiLB statistics Baseball Reference. Retrieved on October 25, 2015.