Charleston's Mateo latest prized shortstop prospect in league

...and the ability to stick at shortstop in the future.Mateo was signed by the Yankees for $225,000 out of the Dominican Republic and is making his full-season debut at 19 years old. He's hitting .296 with three extra-base hits, eight...


...Marin Cilic slumped to a second-round exit.Nadal next faces Fabio Fognini after the Italian rallied to beat Russian teenager Andrey Rublev 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.Cilic lost to Victor Estrella of the Dominican Republic 6-4, 6-4.

James Phillips Sr.

...Mr. Phillips served his country proudly in the United States Marine Corps with service in Vietnam, Korea and Dominican Republic. He received an Honorable Discharge, National Defense Service Medal; Vietnamese Service Medal w/ 1 star, and...

The Seattle Mariners are the latest team to leave Venezuela

...newly built academy in the Dominican Republic."The news definitely caused...development program in the Dominican Republic, where almost every team in...develop a lot faster in the Dominican Republic," said Oberto Munoz, an...

Washington's Span' likely out 4-6 weeks after surgery

...in the Venezuelan Summer League and will consolidate all of their Latin America operations at an academy in the Dominican Republic that opened last year.General manager Jack Zduriencik said the plan all along was to centralize the Latin American...

Cuban major league players dip slightly despite high-profile signings

...countries and territories outside the 50 states, the most since 2001 and one short of the record set in 1998.The Dominican Republic has topped the list each year since MLB began tracking the numbers in 2005. There are 83 Dominican players, one...

Cardinals spoil Cubs' debuts of Joe Maddon, Jon Lester in season opener

...its condolences to the Cardinals for Oscar Taveras, an outfield prospect who died in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic last October.Heyward got the majors' first hit of the season when he doubled and scored on Holliday's single...

Jane Markwalter Nicholson - Adam Steven Kuhlenbeck

...Suzanne Frank of Wesley Cadle, Inc. provided event design and planning. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Augusta Country Club. The newlyweds honeymooned in the Dominican Republic and will reside in Boston, MA.

Cuban cigar boom? Not yet, stores and customers say

...say it will take time for Cuban cigar-makers to catch up to more sophisticated productions in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic, where they're grown by "Cuba people with Cuban seed and are very quality controlled," said Joaquin Saladrigas...

Will Muschamp doesn't take long to find work at Auburn

...Auburn's defensive coordinator 13 days after coaching his last game at Florida and following a weeklong vacation in the Dominican Republic. By the second day he was restless and wondering to wife Carol: "What do you do all day?""I'm just a ball...