Venezuela’s Ivan Acuña: ‘We’re Doing Everything We Can To Send Money Back’

Q&A With One Of French Baseball’s Brightest New Stars LA ROCHELLE — While some of the foreign recruits in France’s top-division baseball league, the D1, are late-career guys trying to stretch their playing days out just a bit longer, Ivan Acuña of the Savigny Lions is, in many ways, just getting started. And what a start it’s been. Exactly three quarters of the way through … Continue reading Venezuela’s Ivan Acuña: ‘We’re Doing Everything We Can To Send Money Back’

Long Day’s Journey Into La Rochelle

LA ROCHELLE—Bright sun, thumping music, free-flowing beer, a pirate mascot giving out potato chips, and a crowd that at one point topped a hundred. No wonder the coach of the visiting team took a moment after Sunday’s double-header to lead his players in applauding the hosts. The gesture didn’t go unnoticed by a man sitting next to me. “Classy,” he said, finishing up the last … Continue reading Long Day’s Journey Into La Rochelle