A basket of baseballs are shown prior to the start of the Baltimore Orioles and Cleveland Indians game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 15, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

American Baseball Players Thriving In Venezuela

It’s about six weeks before pitchers and catchers report to spring training in the U.S., but in Venezuela, the nation’s fiercely competitive professional league is in full swing, and it’s drawn the biggest contingent of American players in decades.


Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SoCal Lawmaker Calls On Venezuela To Release Jailed Filmmaker

Congressman Adam Schiff is calling on the Venezuelan government to release one of his West Hollywood constituents who was arrested while working on a documentary film.


Ronald Belisario

Dodgers’ Belisario Remains In Venezuela (Again)

RHP Ronald Belisario applied for a visa on time this year and doesn’t have any pending trials that would affect him arriving to spring training on time.