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Frederich Cepeda Cruz (born April 8, 1980) is a Cuban professional baseball outfielder for the Gallos de Sancti Spiritus of the Cuban National Series. He also played in Nippon Professional Baseball for the Yomiuri Giants.

Frederich Cepeda
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Cepeda with the Yomiuri Giants in 2014
Gallos de Sancti Spiritus
Born: (1980-04-08) April 8, 1980 (age 39)
Sancti Spiritus, Cuba
Bats: Switch Throws: Right
May 15, 2014, for the Yomiuri Giants
Career highlights and awards

Baseball careerEdit

Cepeda previously played for the Cuban national baseball team and Sancti Spíritus of the Cuban National Series. Cepeda was part of the Cuban team that won the gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and second place at the 2006 World Baseball Classic and 2008 Summer Olympics. He was selected as part of the All Stars at the 2009 World Baseball Classic where he had a .500 batting average with 3 homers in 6 games and 24 at-bats.

Cepeda signed with the Yomiuri Giants of Nippon Professional Baseball on April 19, 2014.[1][2][3]

Cepeda won with his national team, the gold medal of the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico.[4][5][6]


  1. ^ Cuban Star Frederich Cepeda To Play In Japan
  2. ^ 【GIF】多村も笑うセペダの守備wwww : 野球まとめに自信ニキ
  3. ^ キューバの至宝セペダ、ノーアウト満塁のチャンスでゲッツーwwwww :日刊やきう速報
  4. ^ "Hockey de RD da salto cualitativo". El Nacional (in Spanish). 2014-11-24. Retrieved 2014-11-28.
  5. ^ "Veracruz 2014: Cuba, campeón del béisbol centroamericano". (in Spanish). 2014-11-22. Retrieved 2014-11-28.
  6. ^ "Cuba gana medalla de oro en béisbol". ESPN Deportes (in Spanish). Veracruz, Mexico. EFE. 2014-11-22. Retrieved 2014-11-28.

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