Archive for the ‘Deportes’ Category

Nadal Beats Juan Monaco to Win First Title in Nearly Nine Months

Nadal Beats Juan Monaco to Win First Title in Nearly Nine Months

Rafael Nadal is back in title-winning form… The 28-year-old Spanish tennis star lifted his first championship trophy in nearly nine months Sunday after defeating Juan Monaco 6-4, 6-1 at the Argentina Open. Nadal, the tournament’s top seed,...

Mar 2, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Ferrer Defeats Kei Nishikori to Claim His Fourth Mexico Open Title

Ferrer Defeats Kei Nishikori to Claim His Fourth Mexico Open Title

David Ferrer is El Rey in Mexico… The 32-year-old Spanish tennis player won his fourth Mexico Open title over the weekend, beating top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 7-5 in the hard-court event. It’s the third title for Ferrer in 2015. He...

Mar 2, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Nadal Defeats Carlos Berlocq to Reach Argentina Open Final

Nadal Defeats Carlos Berlocq to Reach Argentina Open Final

Rafael Nadal is back in a men’s final after a long drought… The 28-year-old Spanish tennis star beat Argentina’s Carlos Berlocq 7-6 (7), 6-2 on Saturday, setting up an all-Latino final against Juan Monaco at the Argentina Open. If he wins...

Mar 1, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Cabrera Agrees to One-Year Deal with the Baltimore Orioles

Cabrera Agrees to One-Year Deal with the Baltimore Orioles

Everth Cabrera may soon be humming the Hairspray tune “Good Morning Baltimore.” The Baltimore Orioles have signed the 28-year-old Nicaraguan professional baseball infielder, a former Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star, to a one-year contract....

Feb 25, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Moncada to Become an Official Member of the Boston Red Sox Organization

Moncada to Become an Official Member of the Boston Red Sox Organization

Yoan Moncada is seeing red… The 19-year-old switch-hitting Cuban infielder will officially become a member of the Boston Red Sox organization by Friday, according to his representative. Moncada must pass two days of physicals: one day at the...

Feb 24, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Gourriel's Homer Propels Cuba Past Mexico to Win Caribbean Series Championship

Gourriel’s Homer Propels Cuba Past Mexico to Win Caribbean Series Championship

Yulieski Gourriel has helped Cuba return to its winning ways… Cuba won its first Caribbean Series championship since 1960 with a 3-2 win over Mexico on Sunday, highlighted by the 30-year-old Cuban professional baseball player’s eighth-inning...

Feb 9, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Ogando Agrees to One-Year Deal with the Boston Red Sox

Ogando Agrees to One-Year Deal with the Boston Red Sox

Alexi Ogando is seeing Red (Sox).  The 31-year-old Dominican professional baseball player, a free-agent right-handed pitcher, has agreed to a one-year, major league contract with the Boston Red Sox. Ogando’s deal is worth $1.5 million guaranteed,...

Jan 31, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Minaya to Serve as Special Adviver to the Major League Baseball Players Association

Minaya to Serve as Special Adviver to the Major League Baseball Players Association

Omar Minaya is ready to help future Latino MLB players… The 56-year-old Dominican former-player-turned executive, the former New York Mets general manager, has left his job as senior vice president of the San Diego Padres to become a special...

Jan 30, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Toscano Agrees to Four-Year, $6 Million Deal with the Atlanta Braves

Toscano Agrees to Four-Year, $6 Million Deal with the Atlanta Braves

Dian Toscano is headed to the home of the Braves… The 25-year-old Cuban professional baseball outfielder and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a four-year, $6 million contract. Toscano, a left-handed hitter, batted .356 during the 2012-13 season...

Jan 29, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Alburquerque Agrees to One-Year Contract with the Detroit Tigers

Alburquerque Agrees to One-Year Contract with the Detroit Tigers

Al Alburquerque still has the eye of the tiger… The 28-year-old Dominican Major League Baseball relief pitcher has reached an agreement on a one-year contract with the Detroit Tigers. The Tigers announced the deal on Sunday. Alburquerque, a...

Jan 25, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »