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More thoughts on baseball in Cuba and Fred Ferreira's 'hysterical' incident
More thoughts on baseball in Cuba and Fred Ferreira's 'hysterical' incident

In the last few days, I’ve had conversations with people inside and outside the Orioles organization about rippling effects there will be in Major League Baseball if and when Cuba is fully open to U.S. travelers. There is a wide variety of thoughts, but the sense is that all 30 teams will make an immediate push into the baseball-rich country when allowed. The extent of the push is very much up for debate. There’s a belief that an international draft could be on the horizon -- perhaps as early as the next collective bargaining agreement -- and Cuba could fall into that process. One top baseball official I spoke with said he doesn’t envision Cuba being similar to the...

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