Friday, July 30, 2010
Cuban Pitcher Yuniesky Maya To Be Introduced July 31st
Confirmed tonight by Nats320, Cuban defector Yuniesky Maya--rumored to be close to coming to D.C. two weeks ago, has officially been signed to a contract by Our Washington Nationals. Tomorrow, July 31st, 2010--Maya will be introduced to the media. Sources telling Nats320 that Maya will be on the fast track to the major leagues and slotted as Washington's Number Three Starter.
A member of the 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classic Teams for his native Cuba, Maya finished his 2008-2009 Cuban National Series Season as Cuba's second best pitcher. Only topped by Aroldis Chapman--now a member of The Cincinnati Reds. Complete information about Maya can be found at this link to Baseball-Reference.com.