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5 MLB Players That You Didn’t Know Defected From Cuba

In light of the Boston Red Sox signing Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, let’s take a look at other MLB players who defected from Cuba.

08/25/2014

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5 Faces Of Major League Baseball

Let’s take a look at the five faces of Major League Baseball when the post-Jeter era begins in November.

08/11/2014

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers.(Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Article Claims Dodgers Star Yasiel Puig’s Cuba Defection Involved Mexican Cartel, Smugglers

As the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants renew their rivalry at AT&T Park this week, the security of Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig may be in question after an article emerged with a number of surprising claims regarding his escape from Cuba to the United States.

04/15/2014

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers.(Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Dodgers’ Puig Dropped From Lineup Against Giants For Showing Up Late

Yasiel Puig was scratched from the starting lineup after arriving late for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ home opener on Friday.

04/04/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 18: Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers walks from the dugout to bat against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the MLB game at Chase Field on September 18, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig Still Has Doubters After Huge Rookie Season

Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig is on the fast track to superstardom if he continues to perform on the field, and keeps quiet off it.

03/26/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Outfield

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players in the outfield for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/07/2014

Quarterback Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts is sacked in the fourth quarter against San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium October 14, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Colts Caught Looking Ahead?

The San Diego Chargers held quarterback Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts to three field goals in a 19-9 Chargers win Monday night. “It looks like the Colts were thinking that our next game is against the Denver Broncos,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

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Dodgers Take Game 3 Of NLDS 13-6, Are 1 Win Away From NLCS

The Dodgers overcame a rough outing by rookie Hyun Jin Ryu to beat the Atlanta Braves 10-4 in Game 3 of the divisional series and are within one win of advancing to the NLCS to compete for the National League Pennant.

10/06/2013

Yasiel Puig's theatrics continue.  (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Puig Changing The Identity Of The Dodgers

Giants fans, it’s pretty bad right now. That sweep at the hands of the Cubs–all one-run losses, all marked by painful moments of failure–is the low point of 2013. For now.

07/29/2013

Yasiel Puig

Daily Madden: Is Yasiel Puig An All-Star?

Los Angeles phenom Yasiel Puig has posted All-Star numbers in recharging the Dodgers since joining the team June 2. But has he played long enough to be considered for the National League All-Star team?

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