Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
April 24, 2009
Algenis Perez Soto, Jose Rijo, Walki Cuevas
1 Hour 54 Minutes
Like many young men in the Dominican Republic, 19-year-old Miguel “Sugar” Santos (Algenis Perez Soto) dreams of winning a slot on an American baseball team. Indeed, his talents as a pitcher eventually land him a slot on a single-A team in Iowa, but culture shock, racism and other curveballs threaten to turn Sugar’s dream sour.