USA Falls 5-2 to Cuba in Havana

July 8, 2012

Circles Robinson, writing for Havana Times

Freddy Asiel Alvarez pitched six innings of no-hit ball against the hard hitting USA university team.

HAVANA TIMES — Cuba’s national baseball team won its third straight exhibition game against the USA university selection on Sunday afternoon in Havana by a score of 5-2.

With the Cuban hosts ahead three games to one, the final game of the USA-Cuba series is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. on Monday night with Odrisamer Despaigne set to start for Cuba and highly touted lefty Carlos Rondon expected to get the call for the USA.

The game can be seen live on Cubavision Internacional Internet TV. Click on “TV en vivo”

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