Darién Núñez returns to the LIDOM. (+Winter League News)

Darién Núñez who returned from Tommy John surgery will be returning to the Dominican Winter League this season, but this with the Toros del Este, as reported by the colleague Francys Romero. Núñez made his major league debut with the Dodgers in 2021.

The lefty from Las Tunas, Cuba last pitched in the circuit in 2021-22 with the Estrellas Orientales posting an 1-0 record and a 6.60 earned run average. This season with in San Francisco Giants’ farm system he has a 3.60 in 17 outings.

In México Yoennis Yera returns to Jalisco where he had a 5-4 record and a 3.10 ERA in 12 starts. The left-hander sports a 11-7 record in his three seasons in the Liga Mexicana ARCO del Pacífico. This campaign in the Liga Mexicana de Béisbol with the Olmecas de Tabasco he posted a marvelous 1.15 WHIP and fanned 67 in 68 ⅓ innings pitched.

Cuban signings in the Winter Leagues:


Yunesky Maya RHP (Águilas)

Rangel Ravelo IF-OF (Águilas)

Yadiel Hernández OF (Águilas)

César Prieto IF (Águilas)

Ariel Miranda LHP (Águilas)

Dairon Blanco OF (Estrellas)

Yasiel Puig OF (Estrellas)

Roel Santos OF (Estrellas)

José Barrero IF-OF (Estrellas)

Julio Robaina LHP (Estrellas)

Raúl Valdés LHP (Toros)

Darién Núñez LHP (Toros)

Julio Pablo Martínez OF (Toros)

Henry Urrutia 1B-DH (Gigantes)

Liga ARCO Mexicana del Pacífico:

Yuniesky Larduet OF (Los Mochis)

Yasmany Tomás 1B-DH (Los Mochis)

Dany Oramas OF (Los Mochis)***

Daysbel Hernández RHP (Los Mochis)***

Albert Lara IF-OF (Navojoa)

Dariel Álvarez OF (Culiacán)

Miguel Romero RHP (Culiacán)

Peter O’Brien OF-1B (Culiacán) *

Félix Pérez OF-1B (Jalisco)

Yoennis Yera LHP (Jalisco)

Lázaro Blanco RHP (Mazatlán)

Yurisbel Gracial IF-OF (Mazatlán)***

Yoelkis Guibert OF (Guasave)

Yadir Drake OF-1B (Guasave)

JC Escarra C,OF,1B (Guasave)* (**)

Yoanys Quiala RHP (Monterrey)

Odrisamer Despaigne RHP ( Ciudad Obregón)


Pedro Echemendia RHP (Ponce)

JC Escarra C,IF,OF (Ponce)*(**)

Lázaro Estrada RHP (Santurce)


Edgar Escobar RHP (Caribes)


Lorenzo Quintana C (Tigres de Chinandega)

Rubi Silva IF-OF (Tigres de Chinandega)

Dayán García (Tigres de Chinandega)

Robert Roilan Portuondo RHP (Gigantes de Rivas)


** Will play with Guasave until November, after November will join Ponce.

*** invited to preseason camp

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