CUBA NATIONAL BASEBALL SERIES
NOVEMBER 21ST THROUGH DECEMBER 1ST, 2018
The second phase of the Cuba’s Baseball Series is nearing its end. There are only two weeks of games left and Las Tunas continues to dominate and remains in first place, with Sancti Spiritus and Villa Clara 4 games behind. Ciego de Avila is 7 games behind, and Holguin and Havana are both out of the running. The teams which will be advancing to the playoffs are Sancti Spiritus, Las Tunas, Ciego de Avila, and Villa Clara. Teams will have the opportunity to add three players to their roster at the end of December.
Leading all season on offense is Las Tunas’ Jorge A. Johnson with a .419 batting average, and the league's top pitcher is Havana’s Frank Montieth who is undefeated for the season with an 8 and 0 record. The second phase ends in December with the four top teams heading into a short playoff series, and the best of seven championship series starts at end of January.
By Frank Gonzalez