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Old 02-21-2012, 09:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Bucky F. Dent View Post
Is this lack of presence in Latin America a direct result of the Wilder scandal?
That's not helped anything, but the Sox have not seemed to have a strong Latin American presence for a while. For one, they don't spend much money on prospects and two, a lot of teams seem to have their own private academies for young baseball players that act as scouting organizations throughout baseball-crazy countries like the Domincan and Venezuela; I don't know of the Sox having one themselves.

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