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Rays decline 2014 option on RHP Juan Oviedo

The Tampa Bay Rays have declined a $2 million club option on reliever Juan Oviedo for next season. The team announced the move Monday night. Meanwhile, outfielder Brandon Guyer and right-handed pitchers Jeff Niemann and Alex Colome were moved from the 60-day disabled list to the 40-man roster. Oviedo signed a minor league contract with the Rays last winter. He did not pitch in...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Pitchers who used false IDs will be suspended

Miami Marlins pitcher Juan Oviedo and Cleveland Indians pitcher Roberto Hernandez are expected to be suspended for up to six weeks of regular-season play because they had been using false identities while playing in the Major Leagues, multiple media outlets reported Monday. Oviedo, who had been known as Leo Nunez, and Hernandez, who went by the name of Fausto Carmona, are expected...
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April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Pitchers face likely suspensions in ID cases

Juan Oviedo and Roberto Hernandez - who were formerly known as Leo Nunez and Fausto Carmona, respectively - will likely be suspended by Major League Baseball for up to six weeks, sources told ESPN's Pedro Gomez on Monday. Both pitchers will be banned after they receive their visas and return to the United States, Gomez noted. The suspensions are believed to be part of the negotiations...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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