Found April 30, 2012 on NESN.com:
The Oakland Athletics aren't known for spending money. When they had the opportunity to sign Yoenis Cespedes, however, they were more than willing to open up their wallet. The Athletics signed the Cuban defector to a four-year, $36 million contract prior to the start of spring training this year. Outside of Venezuela and the Domincan Republic, Cuba is one of the leading countries in producing MLB players. At the start of the 2012 season, there were 11 Cuban players on major league rosters. Other Latin American countries contributing to the player pool were Puerto Rico with 11, Mexico with nine...
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