Major League Baseball announced this evening that the loyal Astros Hector Neres Four matches were suspended for “deliberate throwing”. Eugenio Suarez Sailors in the head area while warnings were in place.” He was also fined an undisclosed amount. Neris is appealing the ban, according to the Chandler Roma report from the Houston Chronicle (Twitter link). It will remain in the active list while the appeal runs its course.
Houston captain Dusty Baker was suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount for Neris’ actions. This is standard procedure in these situations, and Baker will miss tonight’s game as a result. (Managers are not granted any rights of appeal.) Substitute coach Joe Espada will be the acting manager in his place, Tweets Brian McTaggart of MLB.com. Espada himself was fined, as were his Houston teammates Omar Lopez and Troy Snicker and Seattle manager Scott Service.
The discipline comes from last night’s contest, when the seats were cleared after Neris He hits marine navigator Ty France At the top of the ninth inning. While France does not appear to be dissatisfied with the pitch itself, the seats have begun to swing after a dispute over whether the pitch has actually hit him. Servais and Lopez were sent off and both sides warned.
Julio Rodriguez France followed throw-by-court with Homer from two runs. Hitters later, Neris sail fast bowl Behind Suarez’s header, home board referee Chris Guchion sent off both Neres and Becker. MLB deemed the offer to Suárez to be intentional, which led to the suspension. Last night’s competition was the inaugural of three games between two AL West contenders.
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