Found September 16, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
Yasiel Puig made an immediate impact when he was called up in June. The Dodgers hope their latest move yields similar results. According to MLB sources, the Dodgers are nearing a deal with fellow Cuban defector Alexander Guerrero that could be worth up to 32 million over seven years. The deal is reportedly awaiting league approval. After defecting earlier this year, Guerrero worked out for the Dodgers at their Dominican Republic complex in July, and he can officially sign with a team after being cleared by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control. Guerrero, a 5-foot-11, 205-pound vet of Serie Nacional -- Cuba's top league -- has primarily played shortstop, but he's expected to take over at second base for 36-year-old Mark Ellis, who is in the final year of his guaranteed contract. Dodgers were reportedly impressed with the 26-year-old's speed and power, but according to league sources, Guerrero has signed with agent Scott Boras, who is entertaining offers from...
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