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DePaula Ready To Work

Initially signed back in November of 2010, Dominican right-hander Rafael DePaula had to wait nearly a year and half for his MLB investigation to clear before ultimately getting the go-ahead just two weeks ago. Now at the Yankees complex in Tampa he says he's ready to get to work.

"At first when they told me ‘we have a problem here' and they started investigating I got down and everything," DePaula said through the help of a translator. "After everything got resolved though I even started crying. "Thank God this is resolved and I can move forward. I was very happy to hear from the team officials that I was coming here [to the United States] and my family was ecstatic... Recommended Stories

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