Ronny Paulino en route to Mets camp

Updated: March 11, 2011, 6:27 PM ET
By Enrique Rojas and Adam Rubin | ESPN.com

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- After a long and frustrating wait, catcher Ronny Paulino on Friday obtained a visa and traveled to the United States to report to spring training with the New York Mets.

Paulino told Licey.com, the website of the Licey Tigers, his winter league club, that he will report to camp on Saturday.

"I would like to thank the American consulate in Santo Domingo [Dominican Republic] for its work and professionalism. Thanks to all who had to do with my process," Paulino ...

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