Major League Baseball disciplines Cleveland’s Hernandez

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Cleveland Indians pitcher Roberto Hernandez has received a suspension of three weeks for engaging in age and identity fraud.

In addition, Hernandez has agreed to restructure his player contract with the Indians. 

Hernandez shall serve his suspension, which is effective beginning today, through Friday, August 10th.  Hernandez will be eligible for a rehabilitation assignment to a Minor League affiliate during his suspension.