In this March 6, 2013, file photo, Cuba’s Yasmani Tomas hit a solo shot off Japan starter Kenji Otonari in the World Baseball Classic first-round game in Fukuoka, Japan. Tomas later defected from Cuba and is drawing big interest from several major-league teams, including the Royals.
In this March 6, 2013, file photo, Cuba’s Yasmani Tomas hit a solo shot off Japan starter Kenji Otonari in the World Baseball Classic first-round game in Fukuoka, Japan. Tomas later defected from Cuba and is drawing big interest from several major-league teams, including the Royals. Koji Sasahara The Associated Press
In this March 6, 2013, file photo, Cuba’s Yasmani Tomas hit a solo shot off Japan starter Kenji Otonari in the World Baseball Classic first-round game in Fukuoka, Japan. Tomas later defected from Cuba and is drawing big interest from several major-league teams, including the Royals. Koji Sasahara The Associated Press

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