Guillermo García has completed 4 home races in 11 matches. Photo: Prensa Latina
Havana April 6 (RHC) The talented Guillermo Garcia from Granma has been named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the Cuban Grand Baseball Final. And rightly so, he decided the championship in the sixth game about the crown.
In an exclusive interview with Prensa Latina, Guillermo Garcia (20) said that he was pleased with the team’s victory and the award. “This is the best thing that has happened to me in my life. I am very, very excited,” he said.
Despite his short career, the sitting, albeit in a designated role, went 39-19, with 17 innings, 12 runs, three doubles and four homers in 11 postseason games, which ended at full speed to compile 4-4 , in Granma’s fourth and decisive success against Matanzas.
The key was focus, he said as he explained how he prepared before coming to the home record when the bases were full in the ninth episode and there was no way out. On the table of José Antonio Huelga Stadium, seat of the “bubble” Organized in Sancti-Spiritus, in the center of our country.
“I had a good turn, I hit the ball hard and the connection came out,” added the young man, who was on the list of potential customers that Cuba delivered to the major leagues before the North American government decided to break the agreement.
Guillermo Garcia said that at the time, teams like the Miami Marlins and Cleveland Indians were interested in his services, although he stressed, “now I do not think about it, and the idea is to improve myself every day playing.”
As for his next goal, the athlete made it clear that the first thing was “to join the Cuban team”, because “it is something we all want, and I am psychologically ready to make this dream come true”.
Source: Prensa Latina