Source: Dodgers close with Cuban 2B

Updated: September 9, 2013, 7:04 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers continue to work hard to construct a Cuban pipeline to their major league team.

Spurred since June by the arrival of Cuban rookie Yasiel Puig, the Dodgers on Monday were nearing an agreement to sign fellow Cuban defector Alexander Guerrero, according to a baseball source. The deal is in the hands of Major League Baseball awaiting approval.

ESPNdeportes reported in July that it was a seven-year, $32 million deal, but was on ...

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