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Nationals Officials Knew of Prospect’s Fake Identity

In a published report this morning by Melissa Segura of, the Washington Nationals top instructor in the Domincan knew all about the trail of deceit following Carlos Alvarez, a heralded shortstop prospect who claimed to be Esmailyn Gonzalez, four years younger than his actual age.
Alvarez testified in June in a Dominican appeals court that Jose Baez, the Nats’ Domincan academy coordinator Continue reading

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