Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig who defected from Cuba to pursue a career in Major League Baseball is looking to play for Mexico in next year’s World Baseball Classic. After his defection from the Caribbean Island he establish residency in Mexico and obtained a Mexican passport. Mexico’s manager Edgar Gonzalez already confirmed the interest of Puig and would welcome him on the team. Mexico needed to requalify for the 2017 World Baseball Classic by winning a WBC Qualifier against Germany, Czech Republic and Nicaragua in March of this year. They are hosting a first-round pool in Guadalajara, facing Puerto Rico, Venezuela and Italy.
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