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Indians put Carmona on restricted list

Posted on: January 26, 2012 2:35 pm
Edited on: January 26, 2012 2:50 pm
 
The Indians announced Thursday that they have put "Fausto Carmona" on the restricted list.

And yes, that's what they called him.

Carmona, as we found out last week, is actually Roberto Hernandez Heredia. He was arrested by Dominican Republic police and charged with using a fake identity.

Because of that, the Indians don't yet know when Carmona (or Hernandez) is going to be able to come to the United States. By putting him on the restricted list, they won't have him count against their roster limit and won't have to pay him.

It's the same move that the Marlins made with Leo Nunez/Juan Carlos Oviedo, who was charged last September with using a fake identity. Oviedo is still on the restricted list, with no certainty yet on when he'll be able to leave the Dominican Republic.

Carmona is signed for $7 million for 2012. He can be taken off the restricted list at any time, and the Indians plan to do that one he is able to get into the country.

Comments

Since: Jan 27, 2009
Posted on: January 26, 2012 10:58 pm
 

Indians put Carmona on restricted list

This Carmona craps crazy. I understand why he did what he did WHEN he did it...but seriously, taking somebody elses name is a crime. Ill be surprised if he comes back to the US at all. & if he does....what about all the Carmona jerseys that was sold? Change them to Hernandez-Heredia? LOL (tongue in cheek)



Since: May 25, 2011
Posted on: January 26, 2012 9:59 pm
 

Indians put Carmona on restricted list

When the Cubs ever figure out that Soraino's real name is ' Cpt. Wasteofmoney ' , he can join him on the list.



Since: Aug 20, 2006
Posted on: January 26, 2012 4:50 pm
 

Indians put Carmona on restricted list

Who`s Fausto Carmona?  I think the Tribe are confused.  Call the Mexican attorneys.  This is outta Major Leage Pedro Serano`s available as a free agent.... 


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