My latest for NBC Latino. Really proud of this one.
The Major League Baseball drug suspension angle that few are talking about is that yesterday’s Group of 13 has one thing in common: they are all Latino.
Antonio Bastardo, Nelson Cruz, Fauntino de los Santos, Fernando Martínez, Jordan Norberto, Johnny Peralta, Jordan Norberto, Césat Puello, Jordany Valdespin: Dominican Republic
Francisco Cervelli, Sergio Escalona, Jesús Montero: Venezuela
Evereth Cabrera: Nicaragua
And yes, Alex Rodriguez, who was born in New York City, but is pleading that his fellow Dominicans give him another chance: “My mom is spending a lot of time in Santo Domingo now and is always praying for me. I want to thank all my Dominican fans, this is a difficult time, I carry the flag on my shoulders and this protects me, also with God’s help. I am very Dominican. Very proud of being Dominican. Very proud that the Dominican team won the crown [at the World Baseball Classic]. I…
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