From BR Bullpen
Aníbal A. Vega García
Aníbal Vega has spent almost two decades with the Nicaraguan national team. He has never played in Organized Baseball but has been a productive performer in the Nicaraguan leagues. Through 2007, he ranked 2nd all-time in average (.342), 19th in hits (1,183) and 17th in homers (117).
Vega hit .303/.280/.356 in the 1991 Intercontinental Cup, scoring 7 runs in 11 games and making 3 assists from center field. In the 1993 Intercontinental Cup, he batted .120/.326/.244. In the 1994 Baseball World Cup, Aníbal was 4 for 12 with a double. During the 1995 Intercontinental Cup, he was 1 for 7 with a double. He was with Nicaragua for the 1996 Olympics, batting .240/.387/.440 with 5 walks but made two errors in left field. In the 1997 Intercontinental Cup, Vega was 0 for 4 with a walk.
Vega was back with Nicaragua by the 2005 Baseball World Cup, when he had his best tourney, hitting .370/.553/.481 with 10 walks. He was 2 for 12 with 5 walks and 5 runs in the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games.
Vega later became a scout for the Cincinnati Reds.