Reds’ Amir Garrett gets seven-game suspension for ‘prompting’ benches-clearing incident vs. Cubs

Reds’ Amir Garrett gets seven-game suspension for ‘prompting’ benches-clearing incident vs. Cubs

On Tuesday, Major League Baseball announced Cincinnati Reds reliever Amir Garrett has been suspended seven games for “inciting a benches-clearing incident” against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. He also receive an undisclosed fine. Garrett is appealing the suspension and is eligible to play until the appeal is heard. The benches cleared Saturday after Garrett pounded […]

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 Mets’ Jacob deGrom scratched from start with right lat inflammation, avoids injured list

Mets’ Jacob deGrom scratched from start with right lat inflammation, avoids injured list

The New York Mets will not have right-handed starter Jacob deGrom toeing the rubber for them when they continue their four-game series on Tuesday against the St. Louis Cardinals. Rather, the Mets scratched deGrom hours before first pitch because of “right side tightness,” according to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. Reliever Miguel Castro is expected to open the […]

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 Phillies reliever Jos è Alvarado suspended three games for ‘prompting’ bench-clearing incident vs. Mets

Phillies reliever Jos è Alvarado suspended three games for ‘prompting’ bench-clearing incident vs. Mets

Benches cleared Friday night in Philadelphia when tempers flared between Phillies reliever José Alvarado and Mets outfielder Dominic Smith. Alvarado struck Smith out and turned his back to celebrate, but when he turned back around he was greeted to some yelling. Then the benches cleared. The footage:  Sunday, MLB issued a statement that Alvarado has […]

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