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Yankees prospects may have been forced to kick back bonus money

Updated: August 5, 2008, 12:48 PM ET
By T.J. Quinn and Mark Fainaru-Wada | ESPN.com

Major League Baseball investigators are looking into accusations that several New York Yankees prospects from the Dominican Republic were forced to kick back portions of their signing bonuses to one or more team employees, several sources told ESPN.

The revelation is one of several developments in an ongoing investigation of a financial scandal involving the signing of players from the Dominican Republic. Last week, the Red Sox's Dominican scouting supervisor, Pablo Lantigua, was fired ...

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