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  • Dodger Yasiel Puig's long road around the Cuba embargo

     Dodger Yasiel Puig's long road around the Cuba embargo
    Fleeing Cuba is harrowing and costly, whether it's done in a flimsy boat headed for U.S. shores or a speedboat headed for Mexico. Yasiel Puig, the gifted Dodgers outfielder, set off on the latter route, smuggled out by men who then threatened his life and held him hostage in a Mexican motel. A Florida man with a small-time criminal past helped get him out; in exchange, Puig promised to pay the man 20% of his lifetime earnings.
  • Phil Bickford doesn't sign with Toronto, to enroll at Fullerton

    Phil Bickford doesn't sign with Toronto, to enroll at Fullerton
    Pitcher Phil Bickford from Westlake Village Oaks Christian High, who was chosen No. 10 overall in the Major League Baseball draft by the Toronto Blue Jays, failed to reach agreement before Friday's signing deadline and will enroll at Cal State Fullerton....

    Cal State Northridge hires Greg Moore as baseball coach

    Cal State Northridge hires Greg Moore as baseball coach
    Greg Moore has been hired as baseball coach at Cal State Northridge, Athletic Director Brandon Martin announced. Moore was associate head coach at the University of San Francisco the last three seasons. “I want to bring a passion to improve...

    For the record

    Dole Food Co.: In the June 10 Section A, a Monday Business stock spotlight article about Dole Food Co. said that Chief Executive David A. DeLorenzo stepped down to run Itochu Corp. He joined Itochu Corp. to run the newly acquired Dole Asia Holdings. Also,...

    MLB Draft 2013: Ex-Crespi first baseman Ryon Healy is 100th pick

     
    Ryon Healy, a 6-foot-5 former Encino Crespi first baseman who became a standout at Oregon, was taken in the third round on Friday as the 100th pick overall in baseball's first-year player draft by the Oakland Athletics. He had 11...