In this Feb. 7, 2015 file photo, Cuba’s Yadiel Hernandez slides safe  into home plate during a Caribbean Series baseball semifinal game against Venezuela in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Cuba is confirming that two baseball players, including Hernandez, have defected while in the United States for a series of friendly games against U.S. collegians.
In this Feb. 7, 2015 file photo, Cuba’s Yadiel Hernandez slides safe into home plate during a Caribbean Series baseball semifinal game against Venezuela in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Cuba is confirming that two baseball players, including Hernandez, have defected while in the United States for a series of friendly games against U.S. collegians. Ricardo Arduengo AP
In this Feb. 7, 2015 file photo, Cuba’s Yadiel Hernandez slides safe into home plate during a Caribbean Series baseball semifinal game against Venezuela in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Cuba is confirming that two baseball players, including Hernandez, have defected while in the United States for a series of friendly games against U.S. collegians. Ricardo Arduengo AP