Roger Machado (baseball)

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Roger Machado
Medal record
Men's baseball
Representing  Cuba
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Team
Baseball World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2003 Havana Team
Gold medal – first place 2005 Rotterdam Team
Intercontinental Cup
Gold medal – first place 2002 Havana Team
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 2003 Santo Domingo Team

Roger Machado Morales (born March 31, 1974 in Morón, Ciego de Ávila Province, Cuba) is a defensive-minded catcher with Ciego de Ávila of the Cuban National Series. He is the National Series' all-time leader in throwing out baserunners.[1]

Machado was part of the Cuban national baseball team at the 2004 Summer Olympics, where they won the gold medal, and at the 2006 World Baseball Classic, where they took second place. Ariel Pestano starts ahead of Machado on the national team.


  1. ^ "Roger Machado Morales" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on February 6, 2012. Retrieved 2006-10-09. 

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