MLB hands down 5 suspensions from Yankees-Tigers brawl

(WROC-TV) - Thursday’s brawl in Detroit will leave the Yankees without catchers Gary Sanchez and Austin Romine for a short time.

Major League Baseball announced Friday afternoon that Sanchez has been suspended for four games and Romine for two contests.

Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera received a seven-game ban, pitcher Alex Wilson got four games and manager Brad Ausmus one game.

Unless appealed, the suspensions will begin Friday.

All five of the suspended players were also fined undisclosed sums. Also fined were Yankees manager Joe Girardi, Yankees bench coach/acting manager Rob Thomson, Yankees players Brett Gardner and Tommy Kahnle and Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias.

Yankees rookies Garrett Cooper and Clint Frazier were also fined for entering the field while on the disabled list.


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