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  1. Rafael Soriano's sensational present and mysterious future with t...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Rafael Soriano was the answer for the Yankees when Mariano Rivera was lost for the season. Now it's time for the next question.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  2. Carlos Ruiz's success a testament to hard work and dedication

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Years ago, the Phillies took a gamble on an unknown second baseman. That risk has now turned into All-Star catcher Carlos Ruiz.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  3. Arangure: Keep an eye on the Chicago Cubs' Starlin Castro

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    The Cubs think it's best for shortstop prospect Starlin Castro to begin the season in the minor leagues, but it's likely he won't be there for long.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2010
  4. La Esquina - MLB - An international draft seems imminent

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    An international draft seems imminent, but would it negatively affect baseball in the Dominican Republic, as inclusion in the draft did to baseball in Puerto Rico?

    Blog | Conversation | March 23, 2010
  5. La Esquina: Q&A with Sandy Alderson, MLB's new Dominican baseball...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Sandy Alderson has been appointed the new Dominican baseball czar by MLB. La Esquina sits down for a chat with him.

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2010
  6. La Esquina: Although eager to get back on the mound, Edinson Volq...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Although eager to get back on the mound, Reds pitcher Edinson Volquez is applying a healthy amount of patience to his return.

    Blog | Conversation | March 10, 2010
  7. MLB taps ex-VP Sandy Alderson as Dominican office consultant

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Sandy Alderson has been re-hired as a consultant whose responsibility will be to reform MLB's Dominican Republic office, according to a baseball source.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2010
  8. Cubans judged on potential, not performance - La Esquina

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    With the large bonuses being given to Cuban players making the transition to MLB, a premium is now being paid for potential instead of performance in the country's highest levels of baseball as was normally the custom.

    Blog | Conversation | February 15, 2010
  9. La Esquina: Jose Offerman's most recent incident in the Dominican...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Jose Offerman, a normally reserved player, has let his temper get the best of him twice. His most recent incident could effictively end his relationship with baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | January 20, 2010
  10. La Esquina: On the workout of Deinys Suarez and Yuniesky Maya, as...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    News and notes from around the world of Latin baseball, including a Scout's evaluation of hot prospects Deinys Suarez and Yuniesky Maya. Plus, a recap of the serious issues facing the Puerto Rican Winter League, and news on the Pirates' latest signing.

    Blog | Conversation | December 23, 2009
  11. La Esquina: Special investigator Sandy Alderson delivers a report...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    After delivering a special report on how MLB does business in the Dominican Republic, Sandy Alderson expects the league to act on its recommendations soon. If implemented, the changes could affect all of Latin America.

    Blog | Conversation | December 09, 2009
  12. La Esquina: A recent settlement in the wrongful termination case...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    A recent settlement in the wrongful termination case between Jose Baez and the Washington Nationals could set a precedent. Plus, updates on Wagner Mateo, the beginning of the Cuban league and news from the week.

    Blog | Conversation | October 28, 2009
  13. Vladimir Guerrero becomes a free agent at the end of the year. La...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    When Vladimir Guerrero becomes a free agent at the end of the year, teams will be considering the DH. La Esquina breaks down the upside and the downside to signing the aging star.

    Blog | Conversation | October 14, 2009
  14. Jorge Arangure Jr.: A chat with international baseball expert Joe...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Specialist of International Baseball Operations for Major League Baseball, Joel Araujo, has one of the most quickly evolving jobs in baseball. La Esquina sits down to chat with him.

    Blog | Conversation | October 07, 2009
  15. Jorge Arangure Jr.: A new league forms in the Dominican Republic

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Three agents in the Dominican Republic are creating a league that they say will improve every aspect of Latin baseball -- from scouting to player development to off-the-field issues.

    Blog | Conversation | October 02, 2009
  16. Jorge Arangure Jr.: An exclusive chat with Red Sox shortstop pros...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Boston Red Sox prospect -- and Cuban defector --- Jose Iglesias just signed an $8.5M contract that makes him a likely candidate for the Red Sox shortstop of the future. We got a hold of him in an exclusive interview.

    Blog | Conversation | September 25, 2009