very own Anthony Aidonidis reported earlier today that Red Sox relief pitcher
Alfredo Aceves was involved in a brawl during the World Baseball Classic game
between Mexico and Canada. As the dust settles around the diamond it’s
becoming clear that Aceves will be among a few players punished for their
participation during this skirmish. The question remains: What will be the reprimand
for their actions?
the World Baseball Classic (WBC) is sanctioned by Major League Baseball and the
players’ union it’s fair to say that this will cost those eight players ejected
from Saturday’s game, dearly. Jon Morosi confirmed that regular season
suspensions could be looming for those involved in the altercation.
WBC International has jurisdiction over suspensions. Discipline is in hands of committee consisting of MLB and union officials.
— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) March 9, 2013
Since MLB suspensions apply to WBC, it seems likely that a WBC suspension could carry over to MLB season. ...