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Activist: MLB should keep promise to test prospects

Updated: February 14, 2007, 12:55 PM ET
By Mike Fish | ESPN.com

New York-based Dominican activist Fernando Mateo says baseball's honchos, including commissioner Bud Selig & Co., should be scolded for ignoring the drug issue that continues to plague Latin American teenage prospects.

Three years ago, Mateo, as president of the advocacy group Hispanics Across America, took up the cause of young Latino ballplayers, successfully lobbying baseball to drug test young talent in the Dominican Republic and Venezuelan summer leagues. Now, Mateo chides baseball ...

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