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Venezuelans on Angels and Dodgers worry about homeland
Venezuelans on Angels and Dodgers worry about homeland

PHOENIX — Like many athletes, JC Boscan has a routine he follows each day. "When I wake up," the Dodgers catching prospect said, "the first thing I do is check my cell phone." The habit is all about family. While Boscan is in Arizona battling long odds to make the Dodgers major league roster, dozens of his relatives are in Venezuela, where a far more important fight is taking place. Over the last month, tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demonstrate against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, protests where at least 18 have been killed and hundreds injured. Though they are thousands of miles removed from the violence, it...

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