The Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB by its Spanish acronym) has stressed the legitimacy of the payment of a rate of release for each Cuban player hired by clubs of the Major League Baseball (MLB).

After being called at the last minute due to the injury of Matanzas' Armando Dueñas, Granma's lefty Leandro Martínez completed his first training with Las Tunas Lumberjacks, the leading team of the 58th National Baseball Series and the main favorite when the playoffs begin next January 4th.

A historic agreement signed Wednesday between the Cuban Baseball Federation, and Major League Baseball (MLB), and its players' association will allow players from the island to sign big league contracts.

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