"Putting aside for the moment the political current, and that's a big piece, but let's put that aside for a moment," Clark said. "I think based on the history that exists there, the sensitivities that exist there that each event is a singular event, but I think they are undoubtedly all connected. I think even the possibility of a spring training game is the result of the goodwill tour in December, and it's going well. The focal point being everyone's love and passion and commitment to baseball, and having Cuban players come back and having non-Cuban players be there and putting on clinics. Just a goodwill tour where there was no game and was really designed to see if we could create some open dialogue did just that where, to where although challenging, although there are indeed some hurdles left to overcome, this is another opportunity to continue to move forward.