Although Arod hasn't announced his final final decision, the Dominican Republic is
including his name on their list of 60 preliminary players submitted to MLB. They admit this is a gesture of hopefulness. Others on the list include Pedro, Pujols,
Sammy, David Ortiz, Manny,
Vlad, Miguel Tejada, Bartolo Colon, Alfonso Soriano, &
Adrian Beltre. If you get the Spanish version of this article, try translate.google.com/translate. (I just tried it & the English did come up).