Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 3/9/13
Our 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? Since 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. ...
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