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Dave Jauss to manage the Licey Tigres and have talks with the Mets


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Dave Jauss, once rumored on this board to be Trembley's heir apparent, is now the manager of the Licey Tigres and is having talks with the Mets about a position over there. For those of you unfamiliar with Dominican winter ball, Licey are basically the Yankees of the DR. A significant portion of the major league talent that plays in the winter league (namely Tejada in the past) goes to Licey.

DCab, Liz, Freddie Bynum all played for The Estrellas at San Pedro de Macorix--the team I am partial too (the Orioles of the DR).

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Good post, but one small correction. Miguel Tejada is one of the best, and most loyal players for Licey's archrival Aguilas Cibaenas.

Jauss previously managed Licey in 1997-98, 1998-99 & 2002-03, winning both the Dominican & Caribbean titles in '98-'99. He'll be skippering Felix Pie and Daniel Cabrera (now with Licey).

I root for the Estrellas, too. They haven't triumphed yet in my lifetime. Not too often I come across another fan, so rep to you.

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