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Age probe could reveal issues

Updated: March 10, 2009, 8:21 PM ET
By Jorge Arangure Jr. | ESPN The Magazine

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The U.S. Consulate in Santo Domingo has asked Major League Baseball to re-investigate 42-44 recent cases of amateur player signings out of the Dominican Republic for possible age irregularities as part of a policy change within the state department, MLB vice president of international operations Lou Melendez confirmed on Tuesday.

The investigations will be conducted by MLB's new investigative unit based out of New York. Melendez said that players from all ...

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