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Resource ID: #21788
Subject: Sports
Source: ESPN (Television Network) (Bristol, CT)
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Date: May 2-6

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The series looks at how young baseball hopefuls from the Dominican Republic become targets for abuse by "buscones," or independent scouts or agents who take a cut of the potentially huge signing bonuses from American major league teams. Buscones encourage young players to drop out of school and, in some cases, encourage them to take harmful veterinary nutrients as cheap substitutes for anabolic steroids.

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