27-Year-Old Outfielder – Free Agent
2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
Despaigne has been a top player in Cuba's Serie Nacional, setting the single-season home run record. He hit .389 with three home runs in six games for Cuba in the 2013 World Baseball Classic and then ...
Despaigne hit .338/.364/.564 with eight home runs in 33 games for Piratas de Campeche in the Mexican League. The Cuban played in Mexico as part of a new policy that allows Cuban citizens to compete in foreign leagues, the Associated Press reports. However, the U.S. Government has said the policy change won't allow Cuban citizens to play in the U.S. since players must prove they have permanent residency outside of Cuba due to embargo restrictions, Sports Business Daily reports.
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One of Cuba's top hitters, he was the starting right fielder in the 2009 World Baseball Classic.