"It gives me a great sense of pride seeing Alexei when he runs out on the field. It gives me great pride seeing any Cuban player succeed in Major League Baseball," said Contreras, through translator and White Sox director of public relations Lou Hernandez. "But more so Alexei.
"We are from the same town. I know his family. He's a good son. He's a good father. He's a good husband. I'm also proud to see how well Dayan [Viciedo] has done and how well Dayan has developed. But more than anything, seeing Alexei out there and how he has developed into the player and person he has become, it really gives me a great sense of pride."