Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Odds and ends

  • “I am living my dream,” says former Cuban player Leslie Anderson, now signed by the Tampa Bay Rays, in this profile by St. Petersburg Times columnist John Romano. Anderson is in training and could make his way through the minors and join the Rays later this year. And the Red Sox are in the process of signing a 23-year-old catcher, Adalberto Ibarra of Camaguey, and putting him into their farm system; Globe story here.

  • Herald: Sentencing for Cuban agents Walter and Gwendolyn Myers is set for July 16. They appeared in court and prosecutors say they have had 50 to 60 meetings with U.S. officials to explain how they worked.

  • The Texas Tribune on hopes for increased trade for the state and the port of Houston.

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