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Yasiel Puig open to playing for Cuba

Updated: August 20, 2013, 3:31 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

MIAMI -- Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig said Monday that he could see himself playing for Cuba, if defectors were allowed to play for the national team one day.

Puig was asked about the possibility because of a recent meeting between Dr. Tony Castro, the son of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, and Oakland Athletics Cuban-born outfielder Yoenis Cespedes in Toronto. After that meeting, there has been speculation that Cuban baseball authorities might someday allow some ...

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