'Fausto Carmona' seeks judicial pardon

Updated: February 22, 2012, 1:46 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- The pitcher Roberto Hernandez, formerly known as Fausto Carmona, told The Associated Press he hopes to obtain a judicial pardon and return to the Cleveland Indians this season.

Hernandez was placed on baseball's restricted list after he was arrested in the Dominican Republic on false identity charges last month. Authorities have said he is 31, three years older than the pitcher claimed.

"I'm doing all that is necessary so that when the pardon is ...

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