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Blame the game for Leo Nunez's name

MLB and the Marlins share some responsibility for the closer's successful deception

Originally Published: September 27, 2011
By Jemele Hill | ESPN.com

This isn't a case of mistaken identity, but rather a matter of willfully choosing to conceal an identity.

For 10 years, Major League Baseball knew him as Leo Nunez. His Florida Marlins teammates even nicknamed him "Nuny."

Now, they'll have to think of something else to call him ... if he's able to rejoin them and play baseball again anytime soon. The relief pitcher admitted to authorities earlier this month that his real name is Juan Carlos Oviedo. And that he wasn't ...

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