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Cuba could become top source of MLB talent with U.S. policy shift
Cuba could become top source of MLB talent with U.S. policy shift

From the journey of Livan and Orlando Hernandez to the plight of Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig, the slew of Cuban baseball prospects who have risked their lives to play in the major leagues has been well documented. But with President Obama's announcement that the U.S. and Cuba will move toward normalized diplomatic relations on Wednesday -- including an allowance for travel between the two nations -- baseball pundits are now wondering if the seismic policy shift will eventually put Cuba on a par with other Latin American nations that serve as fertile grounds for MLB talent. The MLB released a brief statement on Wednesday acknowledging the change and opening the door for a...

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