CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland Indians pitcher Roberto Hernandez was suspended Saturday for three weeks by Major League Baseball for age and identity fraud.
Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said Hernandez, formerly known as Fausto Carmona, has received a visa to return to the United States and that he would be eligible to rejoin the team Aug. 11.
Hernandez will address the media Sunday at Progressive Field.
MLB said in a release that Hernandez will be allowed to participate in a minor league rehabilitation assignment during his suspension.
His rehab will include three or four starts. The right-hander will throw for manager Manny Acta and the coaching staff Sunday.
"We're looking forward to having Roberto back in the organization," Antonetti said. "He has put in a lot of work at our academy in the Dominican. I know he's eager to get going. He's very remorseful."
Antonetti said Hernandez has thrown in the bullpen and simulated games while throwing 70 to 75 pitches in each ou...