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Nationals | Prospect falsified identity

Melissa Segura, of SI.com, reports Washington Nationals SS Esmailyn Gonzalez falsified his identity as a 19-year-old on the team's roster. He is actually 23-year-old Carlos Alvarez Daniel Lugo, according to four sources. The team signed him for $1.4 million in July of 2006. It is not known if Gonzalez will be able to obtain a visa to try out for the team in Spring Training.

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