Major League Baseball disciplines Miami's Oviedo

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Miami Marlins pitcher Juan Carlos Oviedo has received a suspension of eight weeks for engaging in age and identity fraud.

The suspension of Oviedo, which is effective beginning today, shall be served through Sunday, July 22nd.  Oviedo is eligible to participate in extended Spring Training during the period of his suspension.  In addition, during the period of the suspension, Oviedo will be eligible for one rehabilitation assignment to a Minor League affiliate not to exceed 16 days.