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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Defector in Miami

itcher Osvaldo Fernandez, 29, has shown up in Miami, a day after he defected and disappeared from Tennessee.


"I made it to a certain level in Cuba, the national level, with no chance of making it in the big leagues,'' Fernandez said Sunday after an interview at the Spanish-language radio station WCMQ.


The Cuban national team met Team USA at USA Stadium in Millington, Tennessee on Saturday night. Team USA officials were alerted before the game and announced Fernandez had defected, but his whereabouts were not known until Sunday. MIAMI (AP) -- Cuban baseball p