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Dodgers announce Yasiel Puig's deal

Updated: June 29, 2012, 9:43 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have jumped back into the pool of elite international talent with a resounding splash.

The Dodgers officially signed outfielder Yasiel Puig to a seven-year, $42 million contract on Friday, a record deal for a Cuban defector and a clear indication the team has rediscovered its traditional aggression in pursuing international players.

"This signing is really one snapshot of a much bigger vision, a much bigger plan," Dodgers general manager ...

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