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Jose Abreu. (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

White Sox Introduce Cuban Slugger Jose Abreu

It’s official – Jose Abreu is now a member of the White Sox family.

670 The Score–10/29/2013

Dayan Viciedo.  (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

Angi: Moving Forward With – Or Without – Viciedo

The money will likely work itself out, however, and there’s every indication that Viciedo will still be on the roster next season, not because he’s necessarily earned it, but because during a rebuild with limited options, it would be even more difficult to give up on a player with such raw talent before he’s reached his upside.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2013

It's been 50 years since Mai Martinez's father left Cuba as an 11-year-old boy. As a special Father's Day gift, she took him back. (That is Mai's father in the front passenger seat.) These are some of the images from that trip. (Credit: Mai Martinez)

Mai Martinez Takes Dad Back To Cuba After 50 Years

Many of us are still trying to figure out just what to get dad for Father’s day, but CBS 2’s Mai Martinez doesn’t have to worry about that. She’s already given her dad something close to his heart: a trip back to his native Cuba.

CBS 2–06/13/2012

Dayan Viciedo. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Manto: Viciedo Starting To Play As White Sox Had Hoped

Finally, the White Sox are starting to see the production from Dayan Viciedo they hoped for when the team signed him to a four-year, $10 million deal out of Cuba in 2008.

670 The Score–05/30/2012

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Report: Cubs May Be Closing In On Jorge Soler

According to a report, the Cubs may be on the verge of signing 19-year-old old Cuban prospect Jorge Soler for $27 million.

670 The Score–03/07/2012

Cuban-American Alberto Gonzales looks forward to traveling to Havana. (CBS)

Chicago-To-Havana Flights Spark Interest Among Cuban-Americans Here

With new charter service to Havana, many Cubans here packing their bags for their first trip to the motherland in decades. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.

12/02/2011

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Video: The Next All-Star Outfielder?

Here’s a Cuban center fielder MLB teams may want to keep an eye on.

670 The Score–11/09/2011

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State Rep. Franks: Time To End Embargo Against Cuba

Illinois State Rep. Jack Franks (D-Woodstock) believes easing of trade restrictions with Cuba could pump hundreds of millions of dollars into the state’s economy.

WBBM Newsradio–09/16/2011

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State Lawmakers Head To Cuba To Plan For Post-Embargo Trade

Two Illinois lawmakers are heading for Cuba, in an effort to ensure Illinois is first in line when trade resumes with the island nation, which has been under a trade embargo since 1962.

WBBM Newsradio–09/02/2011