Latin American MLB Prospects Conceal Their Ages By Swapping Entire Families

Ben Badler at Baseball America has a fine story today describing age fraud among international prospects. The wise prodigies of Venezuela and the Dominican Republic have learned from the missteps of Leo Nunez/Juan Carlos Oviedo and Fausto Carmona/Roberto Hernandez Heredia. (And the take-on-a-whole-new-identity plan… »5/01/12 12:50pm5/01/12 12:50pm


Yes, The Marlins Let "Leo Nunez" Play For Several Months Even Though They Knew He Forged His Identity

"A person familiar with Nunez's immigration status told The Associated Press on Thursday that his real name is Juan Carlos Oviedo, and he's 29, a year older than listed in the team media guide. The person also said the Marlins have been aware of the issue for several months." [AP, via ESPN] »9/23/11 5:50pm9/23/11 5:50pm