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Boras confirms player used false identity

Updated: May 18, 2004, 3:02 PM ET
By Tom Farrey | ESPN.com

A scout for the Arizona Diamondbacks was aware that a well-regarded prospect from the Dominican Republic had used a phony name and age when he signed with the club two years ago, said a former agent for the pitcher currently known as Adriano Rosario.

Rob Plummer, who represented Rosario for a year until late 2001, told ESPN.com that Diamondbacks scout Rafael Mena tried to profit from the deception. The agent said he was in a meeting with Rosario and Mena in the player's hometown of San Francisco ...

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