Found February 13, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes agreed to a four-year deal worth $36 million with the Oakland Athletics, ESPN's Buster Olney reported on Monday. Cespedes, who has taken legal residence in the Dominican Republic, needs to obtain an unblocking license from the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control before the deal can be finalized. The 26-year-old Cespedes has been courted by as many as six other teams, including the Miami Marlins, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs and White Sox. The Marlins reportedly offered Cespedes a six-year deal worth $36 million.
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