Rijo leaves camp after hoax uncovered
VIERA, Fla. -- Washington Nationals special assistant Jose Rijo is taking a leave of absence after a Major League Baseball investigation revealed a prospect he discovered was older than originally believed.
Rijo, a former top pitcher in the majors, now works under Nats general manager Jim Bowden. Team president Stan Kasten said Rijo is still employed by the club.
"Jose is on a leave of absence, and with all the questions around camp and with what's going on behind the scenes, we thought ...
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