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  1. MLB - Baltimore Orioles' Miguel Gonzalez in critical pennant role...

    Tim Kurkjian

    It took Miguel Gonzalez 28 years to get from Guadalajara, Mexico, to the major leagues. No wonder he isn't wasting time making the most of his opportunity with the playoff-bound Orioles.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
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  3. Los Angeles Dodgers scout Mike Brito home after being stranded in...

    Mark Saxon

    Dodgers scout Mike Brito had a harrowing ordeal last week in Mexico, where he was stranded with no water or electricity for two days after a hurricane struck the Baja peninsula, where Brito and another Dodgers scout were attending an 18-and-under tourney.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Yasiel Puig of Los Angeles Dodgers has received threats from huma...

    Yasiel Puig has received threats from the human traffickers who orchestrated his 2012 defection from Cuba to Mexico, according to an ESPN The Magazine investigation, which uncovers new details about Puig's harrowing escape from the island.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  6. Rangers preach aggressiveness on bases

    Chris Girandola

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Over the next few days, the Dallas area will be subjected to a Final Four gathering of basketball teams that like to run, including a perennial slow-it-down program like Wisconsin. Meanwhile, across the Gulf of Mexico, the ...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  7. Fielder hits first HR as Ranger in Arlington

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- A cautionary note for pitchers this season: If you fall behind Prince Fielder 3-0, be really careful where you put that fourth pitch. Amaury Sanit, the starting pitcher for Quintana Roo, a team from Mexico facing the Rangers in...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  8. Dodgers-Diamondbacks Preview

    Dodgers-Diamondbacks Preview

    Preview | March 20, 2014
  9. Julio Urias starts Los Angeles Dodgers' win over San Diego Padres...

    Julio Urias, a 17-year-old prospect from Mexico, got the start for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a split-squad win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2014
  10. Prospect Swihart catching on quickly

    Rick Weber, Special to

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Blake Swihart seems to have all the angles covered in his bid to be a big-league catcher. Is it a matter of intellect? He had a 4.0 GPA at Cleveland High School in New Mexico, and his father, Arlan, was a nuclear physicist at ...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  11. Baltimore Orioles sign teenagers from Mexico, Dominican Republic

    The Orioles have signed a pair of teenagers they hope will be able to produce big offensive numbers.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  12. Alex Rodriguez of New York Yankees speaks to media for first time...

    Four days after he was suspended for the season for violations of baseball's drug agreement, Alex Rodriguez met with the media for the first time while opening a new gym in Mexico City Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  13. Trio charged with conspiracy to kidnap, extort Leonys Martin of T...

    Richard Durrett

    Three people were charged in Miami with conspiring to smuggle, kidnap and extort Texas Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin as he came from Cuba to the United States through Mexico, according to a report in the Miami Herald.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  14. Mariano Rivera helps Panama beat Mexico

    Carlos Nava

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Mariano Rivera's pep talk paid off for the Panamanian national soccer team, which upset Mexico 2-1 in the Gold Cup semifinals on Wednesday night at Cowboys Stadium. Rivera met with the players pregame at their hotel, and was able ...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  15. Catcher Swihart has tools to be great

    Jon Meoli,

    On the evening of June 6, 2011, the first night of the MLB first-year player draft, the Red Sox selected a slight New Mexico prep star named Blake Swihart with the 26th overall pick and called him a catcher. Midway through his second full season behi...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  16. How the Dodgers found the youngest prospect in MLB

    Mark Saxon

    If not for Yasiel Puig, the Los Angeles Dodgers wouldn't have the most advanced 16-year-old pitcher in the world Dodgers scouts, led by scouting director Logan White, were in Mexico City last June to watch Puig's workouts when they decided to swin...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  17. Yu Darvish relaxed, in command of his pitches

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- As if there was any doubt that Yu Darvish was ready for the regular season. The Rangers' ace saved his best spring start for last, commanding the strike zone with marksmanship in Thursday's 12-1 victory over the Mexico City Roj...

    Blog | March 28, 2013