Durham Bulls outfielder Leslie Anderson  gets a fist bump before his game Saturday August 18, 2012 at the Durham Bulls Athletic PArk in Durham, N.C. Anderson made the life-changing decision to leave behind his family and friends to escape Cuba. Now as a member of the Rays organization, he looks to take the next step up from his current team, Durham, to follow in the footsteps of his countrymen and achieve a lifelong dream.
Durham Bulls outfielder Leslie Anderson gets a fist bump before his game Saturday August 18, 2012 at the Durham Bulls Athletic PArk in Durham, N.C. Anderson made the life-changing decision to leave behind his family and friends to escape Cuba. Now as a member of the Rays organization, he looks to take the next step up from his current team, Durham, to follow in the footsteps of his countrymen and achieve a lifelong dream. cliddy@newsobserver.com
Durham Bulls outfielder Leslie Anderson gets a fist bump before his game Saturday August 18, 2012 at the Durham Bulls Athletic PArk in Durham, N.C. Anderson made the life-changing decision to leave behind his family and friends to escape Cuba. Now as a member of the Rays organization, he looks to take the next step up from his current team, Durham, to follow in the footsteps of his countrymen and achieve a lifelong dream. cliddy@newsobserver.com

Cuban defector Anderson chases American dream with Bulls

August 22, 2012 05:00 AM

UPDATED August 24, 2012 08:03 AM

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