Last month Washington Nationals pitcher Livan Hernandez did a Spanish interview with Omar Claro of Spanish-language Mega TV and had these words to say about the federal probe that is investigating him for possibly having contact and abiding a known drug trafficker:
"When something bad happens, like now, there are no facts, only things that come from people talking, and now Livan is the problem," Mr. Hernandez said in remarks translated from Spanish. "Everyone who knows me knows I’m not like that.
Unfortunately Hernandez is not known that well by a lot of people, heck, everyone questions the age of the pitcher nicknamed "Mr. National" by some, but if any of the information recently coming out is true then some "bad happenings" will be in Hernandez's future.
The Washington Times is printing a story that has more details (a lot more detail) in the relationship between Hernandez and the Puerto Rican drug trafficker Angel Ayala-Vazquez aka "El Buster." Research and testimony reveals that Hernandez bought several cars for Vazquez, but kept the cars in his own name. It was the same for a warehouse purchased by Hernandez in 2006 or 2007 that housed a gym, recording studio, barber shop and furniture that was supposedly used as a "clubhouse" for Vazquez and his associates. Hernandez even met Vazquez's associates in Florida and had a three day stay at the hotel Buena Vista Palace at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. with them to purchase the cars that was in Hernandez's name: cars paid for by drug money.
So far Hernandez has refused any comments to Nationals or American media about the situation.