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Dominican trainer still under probe

Updated: June 7, 2012, 4:59 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- A prominent baseball trainer and agent in the Dominican Republic is still under investigation and could be charged in an immigrant smuggling case despite statements from his lawyer to the contrary, a prosecutor in the Caribbean country said Thursday.

Edgar Mercedes is one of six men suspected of illegally helping Cuban baseball players to the Dominican Republic so they could seek major league contracts, said Milciades Guzman, a deputy prosecutor who ...

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