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  1. Showcase attracts top international prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Major League Baseball

    Now in its seventh year, Major League Baseball's International Prospect Showcase for players eligible to sign when the international signing period begins July 2 has proven to be a launching pad for some of the game's brightest young stars, and a valuable platform for the scouts that want to see them in action. "It's exciting to see and to be able to track the development of the players at an early age," said Joel Araujo, MLB's senior manager of international talent development.

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  2. Sixto Sanchez: 19-Year-Old Pedro Martinez Clone Already Has 102 MPH HeatRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    The kid on the mound stood 6' tall, maybe a tick under. He had signed a couple of years earlier out of the Dominican Republic, and right away it was obvious he had a strong right arm.

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  3. Sano arrives, works out with no restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 18 | Minnesota Twins

    But he'll be eased into Spring Training games and MLB's ongoing investigation won't affect his playing status. arrived at camp on report date Sunday, and said he's been working out with no restrictions after his shin surgery in mid-November, but has yet to be interviewed by Major League Baseball about his Sano, who had a titanium rod inserted in his left shin after sustaining a stress reaction in August, had been training with former Major League third baseman Fernando Tatis in the Dominican Republic in recent weeks and has been cleared for all baseball activities.

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  4. Sox righty Lopez reflects on family's sacrificesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Chicago White Sox

    He's also quick to thank his agent, his friends and cousins back home in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic, for all of their support. He's especially grateful for La Morena and Pamela, the two beautiful, but sometimes ornery cows that set him on the track to stardom.

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  5. RIU rejects allegations of corruption involving senior execsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | The Gleaner

    WESTERN BUREAU: The RIU Hotels and Resorts chain is rejecting allegations of corruption levied by Miami Dade, Florida prosecutors against two of its senior executives, including owner Luis Riu Guell. In a statement to the media following the arrest and subsequent release of Luis Riu as well as the hotel chain's regional vice-president Alejandro Sanchez, a spokesperson for the Spanish company said: "Our executives are absolutely innocent of the charges against them.

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  6. Shapiro announces drug bust; again bashes Philly safe-injection sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Philly.com

    After announcing the seizure of 250,000 bags of fentanyl-laced heroin on Tuesday, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro again criticized Philadelphia's decision to approve so-called safe-injection sites. "I think they're illegal," Shapiro said at a news conference in Tinicum Township, Delaware County.

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  7. Riu Hotels CEO surrenders in Miami-Dade on charges of unlawful compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | The Real Deal

    Riu Hotels & Resorts' CEO Luis Riu Guell surrendered in Miami-Dade on Monday, as he faces charges of illegally compensating Miami Beach's former top building official. Allegations against Guell included giving city official Mariano Fernandez discounted stays at some of the company's luxury resorts, according to the Miami Herald.

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  8. RIU boss arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Jamaica Observer

    Spanish hotel magnate Luis Riu Guell yesterday surrendered to Miami-Dade police to face allegations that he gave free and luxury resort stays to Miami Beach's top building official in exchange for help with the company's large-scale renovation of its South Beach hotel, the online version of the Miami Herald reported. According to the newspaper, Riu - chairman of the family-operated RIU Hotels and Resorts chain - flew into the city from Spain and went to a Miami-Dade courtroom where he was processed.

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  9. He owns a worldwide resort chain. On Monday, he checked into a Miami jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | The Miami Herald

    Alejandro Sanchez Del Arco, regional vice president of RIU, and Luis Riu Guell, Jr., right, chairman of the RIU hotel chain, surrendered in a Miami court on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in connection with a Miami Beach corruption case. They face allegations of giving free hotel stays to a Miami Beach city official in exchange for help with building permits.

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  10. Yankees' Gary Sanchez has lost a lot of weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | NJ.com

    Sanchez will go into spring training about 20 pounds lighter -- and noticeably slimmer in the waist -- than he was last spring, according to a source close to the 25-year-old. He was approximately 235 pounds in February 2017.

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  11. Kelly Pavlik, Juan Sanchez, Lenin CastilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | Boxing Scene

    El Matador Management is proud to announce the signing of undefeated featherweight prospect Juan "Ciclon" Sanchez to an exclusive managerial contract. Sanchez, 22 years-old of Allentown, Pennsylvania has a perfect mark of 4-0 with one knockout.

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  12. P.R., D.R. set for Caribbean Series title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Major League Baseball

    The Caribbean Series continued Wednesday at Estadio de Beisbol Charros de Jalisco, with Puerto Rico and Venezuela facing off in the first semifinal game, followed by the semifinal matchup between the Dominican Republic and Cuba. GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- The Caribbean Series continued Wednesday at Estadio de Beisbol Charros de Jalisco, with Puerto Rico and Venezuela facing off in the first semifinal game, followed by the semifinal matchup between the Dominican Republic and Cuba.

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  13. 5 things to know about the Caribbean SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Major League Baseball

    The Caribbean Series, which dates back to the formation of the original Caribbean Federation in 1948, has evolved over the years and has big plans for the future. A tournament that once featured some of the biggest names in Latin America, now focuses on younger players and veterans trying to land jobs in the big leagues.

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  14. Fundraising campaign for Perth Amboy fire victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Courier News

    More than $1,000 of a $20,000 goal sought has been raised in the first hours of a GoFundMe.com page set up to assist the family of a father and son killed in a house fire last week. Authorities say a man and a young boy died when a fast-moving fire roared through a New Jersey home.

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  15. Things to do in Long Beach and nearby areas, Feb. 9-11Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Press-Telegram

    A performer dances at the Edwardian Ball in San Francisco in 2017. The Ninth Annual Edwardian Ball & World's Faire Los Angeles will be held at the Globe Theatre in Los Angeles Feb. 9 and 10. .

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  16. Acta's wealth of knowledge big help to MarinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | Seattle Mariners

    Mariners bench coach Manny Acta can be found on the phone in the stands behind home plate this week at Estadio de Beisbol Charros de Jalisco when his beloved Aguilas Cibaenas from the Dominican Republic are on the field during the Caribbean Series. A baseball general manager's job is a busy one, and Acta knows this fact first-hand.

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  17. Morejon, Cuba end pool play with win vs. P.R.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | Major League Baseball

    The Caribbean Series continued Tuesday at Estadio de Beisbol Charros de Jalisco, with Puerto Rico and Cuba facing off in the first game, followed by a matchup between the Dominican Republic and Mexico in the nightcap. GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- The Caribbean Series continued Tuesday at Estadio de Beisbol Charros de Jalisco, with Puerto Rico and Cuba facing off in the first game, followed by a matchup between the Dominican Republic and Mexico in the nightcap.

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  18. Miami Beach official accepted stays from hotelier. Now both face corruption charges.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | The Miami Herald

    One of Miami Beach's former top city officials surrendered Tuesday to face allegations he accepted free stays at resorts and discounted trips to the Dominican Republic and Mexico while doling out favors for a Spanish hotel chain. But prosecutors aren't only going after Mariano Fernandez - they've also filed unlawful compensation charges against executives of the RIU Hotel & Resorts, which owns more than 100 hotels in 19 countries, including a resort on South Beach.

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  19. Brutal video of teen's executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    A TEEN'S brutal execution shows violence of Venezuelan gangs in the grip of a cocaine and crime explosion. Warning: Graphic Jeff Sessions Travels to El Salvador to Discuss MS-13 Gang Violence.

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  20. Avelino leads DR over PR in Caribbean SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 4 | Major League Baseball

    GAME 1 The Dominican Republic snapped a streak of 11 consecutive losses in Caribbean Series play with a 6-3 victory against Puerto Rico in the first game of the day. with games between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic during the afternoon and a Mexico-Venezuela matchup in the nightcap.

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