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.
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.
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.
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.
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?