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  1. Former New York Yankees scout awarded $700,000 in damages by Domi...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    A former New York Yankees Latin American scouting director who was fired amid allegations that he had skimmed bonuses was awarded nearly $700,000 in damages ain a Dominican court, according to court documents obtained by ESPN The Magazine.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2010
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. La Esquina -- Venezuelan pitcher Sanchez stuck in limbo

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Venezuelan pitching prospect Daniel Sanchez is in limbo while teams and the MLB investigate his age, plus a Q&A with the director of Sugar (out on DVD this month) and scout Miguel Nava responds to investigation allegations.

    Blog | Conversation | September 04, 2009
  5. La Esquina - Boston Red Sox reliever Ramon Ramirez's unlikely ris...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Ramon Ramirez was once a fringe outfield prospect who bottomed out working in a Coca-Cola factory in the Dominican Republic. Now he's a key cog in the Red Sox bullpen and on the verge of the postseason. See how his journey unfolded.

    Blog | Conversation | September 02, 2009
  6. More trouble brewing for the Washington Nationals, the Yankees fi...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    More trouble brewing for the Washington Nationals as a fired DR manager files suit, the Yankees fire a Venezuelan scout and News and Notes.

    Blog | Conversation | August 28, 2009
  7. La Esquina: The San Diego Padres' international scouting program ...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    The Padres' international scouting program faces some setbacks.

    Blog | Conversation | July 29, 2009
  8. La Esquina - Lessons learned from the Miguel Angel Sano situation...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    With MLB's messy investigation of Dominican prospect Miguel Angel Sano in mind, Jorge Arangure Jr. defines five ways to improve the international scouting process.

    Blog | Conversation | July 22, 2009
  9. Grievance filed against Cuban prospects - La Esquina blog

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Agent Jaime Torres recently filed a grievance against Cuban prospects Noel Aguelles and Jose Iglesias.

    Blog | Conversation | July 08, 2009
  10. What you need to know heading into Major League Baseball's July 2...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    A look at all the international baseball deals that are expected to happen, the ones that are still up in the air and what the story is with Miguel Angel Sano.

    Blog | Conversation | July 01, 2009
  11. Ramon Valdivia settles wrongful termination suit with New York Ya...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Ramon Valdivia has settled his wrongful termination lawsuit with the Yankees, allowing him to return to working in MLB, provided anyone wants the team's former Dominican scouting director.

    Blog | Conversation | June 24, 2009
  12. La Esquina, the Latin Baseball Blog -- A shakeup with top Cuban f...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Two top Cuban prospects cite frustration with the long free-agency process as reason for agent shakeup.

    Blog | Conversation | June 17, 2009
  13. La Esquina: Two new movies document the Dominican baseball experi...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Two new movies, "Poletero" and "Road to the Big Leagues," document the Dominican baseball experience.

    Blog | Conversation | June 03, 2009
  14. La Esquina: Latin baseball prospects set to tour New England

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    A tournament that pits Latin American and Caribbean players against American players comes to the States.

    Blog | Conversation | May 15, 2009
  15. Latin Baseball: Scout Ramon Valdivia sues the Yankees

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    The Yankees fired their Dominican scouting coordinator when he got caught up in MLB's ongoing investigation into bonus-skimming in the Dominican. But now it appears that investigation was flawed. What's next?

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2009
  16. Fired scout accused of skimming sues New York Yankees

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    The former Yankees Dominican scout is suing the team for wrongful termination.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2009