Presinal's past makes MLB wary about his present
Angel Presinal trains some of the best baseball players in the Dominican Republic, and Major League Baseball isn't happy about it. Investigative reporter Mike Fish explains why.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Angel "Nao" Presinal struts about like a muscle-bound canary with his bright yellow Nike cap pulled low and his matching yellow T-shirt drenched in perspiration on a sunbaked morning. Short, piercing blasts from his yellow whistle help him orchestrate the movements and amp up the heart rates of 50 or so pro ballplayers.
|The Dominican Steroid Problem|
As spring training opens around baseball, ESPN.com takes a two-day look at the state of Major League Baseball's fight against performance-enhancing drugs in the Dominican Republic with a series of stories reported and written by investigative reporter Mike Fish.DAY 1
• Critical mass in the D.R.
• Vitamin B-12: Help or hazard?
• MLB criticized over testing prospects
• Pruebas positivas en Dominicana
• La "magia" de la vitamina B-12
• ¿Pruebas de doping antes de firmar? DAY 2
• Dominican trainer isn't welcome in MLB.
• Martinez supports controversial trainer
• Presinal, gurú de los estelares dominicaos
• Pedro aún confía en "Nao"
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