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  1. Top Cuban OF Alfredo Despaigne in Mexico with false passport

    Enrique Rojas

    Cuban slugger Alfredo Despaigne, 28, a three-time MVP in Cuba's national league, has been playing his second Mexican League season with a falsified Dominican passport, Dominican authorities said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  2. Manny Ramirez not ready to retire, working out, seeks team

    Enrique Rojas

    While major leaguers are preparing in Arizona and Florida for the 2014 season, Manny Ramirez set up his own training camp at a community park in Hialeah, in the Miami area.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  3. David Ortiz of Boston Red Sox says PED suggestions discriminatory...

    Enrique Rojas

    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz said Wednesday that a Boston Globe column questioning whether his strong start to the season has been aided by performance-enhancing drugs is ethnically discriminatory.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  4. Moises Alou a success as front-office baseball executive in Domin...

    Enrique Rojas

    After an outstanding 17-year career as a player, Moises Alou is finding immediate success as a general manager in the Dominican Republic.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2013
  5. Oakland Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes owes money, Edgar Mercedes say...

    Enrique Rojas

    Edgar Mercedes, who helped outfielder Yoenis Cespedes get a multimillion dollar contract with the Oakland Athletics this season, filed an arbitration claim for breach of contract against the Cuban outfielder in a Dominican Republic court.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  6. Sources -- Vladimir Guerrero works out for Cleveland Indians in D...

    Enrique Rojas

    Vladimir Guerrero worked out for Cleveland Indians scouts at the club's academy in the Dominican Republic, sources told

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2012
  7. Nelson Cruz: I'd like to be a Ranger for life

    Enrique Rojas

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Outfielder Nelson Cruz and the Texas Rangers are actively working on a deal for next season to avoid their salary arbitration hearing set for Feb. 17. "We're exchanging figures, negotiating for a year but leavi...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  8. Fausto Carmona of Cleveland Indians arrested, accused of using fa...

    Enrique Rojas

    Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested Indians right-hander Fausto Carmona and accused him of using a false identity to try to obtain a U.S. visa, a police spokesman said.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  9. Cuban left-hander Gerardo Concepcion declared a free agent, playe...

    Enrique Rojas

    Cuban left-handed pitcher Gerardo Concepcion has been declared a free agent and is free to negotiate with any major league team, his agent said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  10. Yoenis Cespedes says six MLB teams have shown interest

    Enrique Rojas

    Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes says six MLB teams are interested in signing him.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  11. Yoenis Cespedes to play in Dominican Republic while waiting on ML...

    Enrique Rojas

    Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes will play with Aguilas Cibaenas in the Dominican Republic winter league while waiting to be declared a free agent to sign with a MLB team.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  12. Yoenis Cespedes could gain residency in Dominican Republic this w...

    Enrique Rojas

    Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes could be granted residency in the Dominican Republic this week, a mandatory requirement to be declared a free agent by the commissioner's office.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2011
  13. Miguel Tejada wants to play in 2012

    Enrique Rojas

    Former MVP shortstop Miguel Tejada, who was recently released by the San Francisco Giants, said he hopes to keep playing baseball in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2011
  14. Dominican winter league eyes Citi Field contest

    Enrique Rojas

    Plans are in the works for an official Dominican winter league game to be played at Citi Field.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2011
  15. Manny Ramirez hints he might play winter ball in Dominican Repuli...

    Enrique Rojas

    Manny Ramirez could be coming out of retirement in due time, playing winter ball in the Dominican Republic. Making his his usual uncompromising statements, Ramirez has been hinting that he might get back on the field in a series of text messages.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2011
  16. Prosecutors have no plans to drop manslaughter charge against Alf...

    Enrique Rojas

    Authorities in the Dominican Republic have no plans to drop a manslaughter charge against Baltimore Orioles pitcher Alfredo Simon, city prosecutor Victor Mueses told Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2011