Friday, June 8, 2012

There may be an Oops with Jorge Soler's papers

Baseball America's Ben Badler has an update about the Continuing Story of Jorge Soler - namely, he's living in both the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Due to federal regulations governing American companies and Cuban citizens, Soler's agents must present either an unblocking license from the U.S. Office Of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) or two permanent residency documents from a new country before Soler can enter into agreement with a team.

Badler has a better explanation in the link above, so check it out - but stay tuned. Jorge Soler may actually be a 46-year old Colombian woman...

1 comment:

Jay said...

So his real name is probably not Jorge Soler it's really strange agents think someone in sports media couldn't possibly look into something like this when it's been such commonplace to doctor names, age, etc. in documents.

That said I still really want the person known as Jorge Soler on the Astros.