President Obama will attend the Rays' game against the Cuban National Team in Havana
On Tuesday evening, MLB announced that the Rays would be taking on the Cuban National Team in Havana on March 22 -- the first Major League game in Cuba since 1999, and a big step forward in relations between the two countries. And, for such an important occasion, it's only fitting that a VIP guest would be in attendance: President Barack Obama.
The longtime White Sox fan will be making the trip to Cuba for the game, according to a statement released by the White House:
Nice try, Mr. President. We all know you're angling for the Kevin Kiermaier bobblehead.