Pitcher Andy Rodriguez decided this Monday that the Cuban Baseball Federation had decided to stay in the United States in violation of his contract with the Japanese professional league’s Halcons de Softbank team.
The full text of the note is here:
Reports the Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB) Pitcher Andy Amari Rodriguez Valdas decides to break contract with Softbank’s Halkons team of Japan Professional League, The country he was to travel to from the United States today.
Rodriguez waited for an agreed date for his transfer at the pre-Olympic Games headquarters in the United States, but did not show up at the airport, unlike Alfredo Despikne, Livan Moinello, Riedel Martinez and Yadiel Rodriguez began their journey.
His position led him to join Holcons de Softbank and FCP. Makes a breach of the obligations agreed with, under which his contact with the Japanese team is official.
As already revealed, in the midst of the ongoing aggression against the Cuban Games, The suspension of the contract, which aims to normalize the arrival of our players to the MLP, is a trigger. For bands of these acts that lead to the reprehensible abduction of athletes.
Havana, June 7
Year of the Revolution63
Cuban Baseball Federation