Dominican Republic


Jean Segura Says He Was Robbed, Beaten by Police in the Dominican Republic

The Mariners shortstop was on his way to visit teammate Robinson Cano in their home country when police pulled him over and ransacked his car.
Liam Daniel Pierce
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La Sangre: Baseball in San Pedro

VICE Sports explores baseball culture in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic.
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Adam Jones' Catch that Robbed the Dominican Republic May Have Made A Legend of Team USA Yet

Adam Jones gave us something to look out for with Team USA in the WBC future: the legend of the little guys.
Liam Daniel Pierce
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Javier Baez Celebrates the Rare No-Look Tag at Second Base Before it Even Happens

Javier Baez celebrated Yadier Molina's throw to second before he even tagged the runner out in Puerto Rico's win over the Dominican Republic.
Patrick Sauer
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Fernando Rodney Pulls Enormous, Golden Plantain Out of His Pants

The World Baseball Classic looks like a whole lot of fun.
Sean Newell
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VICE World of Sports Episode Guide: Las Grandes Ligas

Cuban ball players are willing to literally risk it all—family, citizenship, finances, and sometimes even their lives—just to get a shot at the major leagues.
Liam Daniel Pierce

Agent Drops Cuban Baseball Prospect after Receiving Death Threats from Dominican Republic Investor

This is not a great sign.
Sean Newell

Ride Along: Karl-Anthony Towns on Rookie Life and Leaving Home

Before Karl-Anthony Towns left home, we went to Piscataway to talk to the new member of the Minnesota Timberwolves to hear what he thought about playing with KG, the Dominican National Team, and leaving home sweet home.
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A Potential Baseball Powerhouse Blossoms in Uganda

Richard Stanley believes Uganda can one day produce as many professional baseball players as the Dominican Republic.
Joseph Swide
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Get on My Level: Pedro Martinez Responds to Colin Cowherd

Pedro Martinez had the perfect response to Colin Cowherd's dumb and racist opinion about Dominicans.
Sean Newell

The Greatest Baseball Ever is Being Played at the Pan American Games—Or is it?

The action Thursday included ejections, police escorts, Pedro Feliz, and Vicente Padilla.
Joseph Swide
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The Education Crisis Crippling Dominican Baseball Players

Over the last few decades, the Dominican Republic has changed the face of American baseball by churning out talented players whose humble beginnings have helped cultivate a unique passion for the game.
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