Yoandy Garlobo

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Yoandy Garlobo
Designated Hitter
Born: (1977-01-12) January 12, 1977 (age 42)
Jovellanos, Matanzas Province, Cuba
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Career highlights and awards
Yoandy Garlobo
Medal record
Men’s baseball
Representing  Cuba
Intercontinental Cup
Gold medal – first place 2006 Taichung Team
Central American and Caribbean Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Cartagena Team

Yoandy Garlobo Romay (born January 12, 1977 in Jovellanos, Matanzas Province, Cuba) is a baseball player who starred for Cuba at the 2006 World Baseball Classic. Garlobo was the designated hitter for Cuba at the tournament, where he had a .480 batting average—second only to Ken Griffey, Jr. among players with at least 20 plate appearances—and was named to the all-tournament team.

In Cuba, Garlobo is the DH for Matanzas of the Cuban National Series. During the 2005-06 season, he had a .407 batting average.


  • "Yoandy Garlobo Romay" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2006-10-10.[dead link]