Among the new jewels of baseball in Pinar del Rio a player stands out in the eye. It is the case of the outfielder Lanier Azcuy, who proved his skills despite the very few opportunities to show his worth during the first stage of the 58th National Baseball Series.
The native of Santa Lucia in Minas de Matambre, appeared four times at bat in the 45 games played by Vegueros in the qualifying stage, connecting an indisputable.
However, spending most of the championship in the substitute bank, only strengthened the desire of this eager young man, who is focused on excelling in the VI National Series SUB-23at the moment.
Last year you started the National Series U-23 very well, then your numbers decreased considerably. What do you think it was due to?
"Yes, I started well and then I fell, I think because of the accumulation of work, I left the youth team and came for the pre-selection of the big team, I went to the Academy and from there to the U23, it was a lot accumulation of work ".
"I do not always go to the field imposing goals, my mom has always told me to go to the field to do what I do best, I always think that I am at level zero, I go out to give everything in any category and at any level.
Depressed by so few opportunities in your first National Series with Vegueros?
"You always grieve a little because you know you can play and you do not, but I try not to think about that because after all I'm a young player and I think I have chances to play on any team."
What are the goals in your career?
"Right now, I'm thinking about the under23, to make a good tournament and my highest goal of course is to reach the national team"
About the Author
Licenciado en Periodismo en la Universidad de Pinar del Río, Hermanos Saíz Montes de Oca.