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Hansel Robles Will Appeal Suspension

Mets right-handed reliever Hansel Robles will appeal the three-game suspension handed down by MLB on Thursday. That should still keep him available for the remainder of the Mets regular season. Robles’ suspension came as a result of throwing a baseball toward the head of Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp on Wednesday. MLB ruled that Robles’s pitch was “intentional.” Before that […]
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yes, judging "intent" is tough...

Last Wednesday, Mets reliever Hansel Robles threw a pitch that nearly skulled Philadelphia's Cameron Rupp. Nobody got hurt, so here's the incident in living color: Thursday, Major League Baseball suspended Robles for three games. And yesterday, our C.J. Nitkowski quibbled with that suspension. Just a bit from C.J.'s post: MLB's official statement said Robles was suspended for "€œintentionally...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Guessing Intent

Major League Baseball handed down a three game suspension on Thursday to the New York Mets' Hansel Robles. Robles threw a pitch (video below) up near the head of Phillies batter Cameron Rupp. The pitch did not hit Rupp but did knock him to the ground. Robles was immediately ejected by home plate umpire Bob Davidson. MLB's official statement said Robles was suspended for "€œintentionally...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Robles Suspended

Major League Baseball suspended Mets reliever Hansel Robles for his high-and-tight pitch directed at the head of Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp Wednesday night in Philadelphia. The pitch came after warnings were given to both benches after the Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes and Kirk Nieuwenhuis and the Phillies Odubel Herrera were hit. The suspension applies to the regular season, so is...
Via New York Mets Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets reliever Robles suspended for 3 games for high pitch

NEW YORK (AP) New York Mets reliever Hansel Robles has been suspended for three games for throwing near the head of a batter after both teams had been warned. Major League Baseball announced the suspension and an unspecified fine Thursday, a day after Robles and manager Terry Collins were ejected in the sixth inning of a 7-5 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies. In the third, Mets...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Robles Suspended 3 Games For Intentionally Throwing At Rupp

MLB has announced that Hansel Robles has been suspended for three games for “intentionally” throwing a pitch at the head of Cameron Rupp in Wednesday night’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Don’t know how they determined it was intentional, but Robles is really becoming a very high maintenance player. Funny thing is that I thought […]
Via Mets Merized Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Robles Says He Threw Fastball, Has No Intentions To Ditch Quick-Pitch

During tonight’s Mets broadcast, SNY’s Gary Cohen and Ron Darling both argued that Travis d’Arnaud called for a slider and that’s exactly what Hansel Robles threw at Cameron Rupp, taking issue with all the reports that stated it was a fastball. However after the game, both d’Arnaud and Robles told reporters that it was a […]
Via Mets Merized Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hansel Robles Ejected After Nearly Hitting Cameron Rupp In Head

It’s getting ugly at Citizens Bank Park. Mets reliever Hansel Robles was ejected from tonight’s game against the Phillies after a 2-2 fastball came dangerously close to hitting catcher Cameron Rupp in the head. It missed him by less than an inch. Terry Collins was also ejected as both benches had already been warned after Mets starter Logan […]
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey, Hansel Robles, and hindsight

Going into the season, we expected the NL East race to be fairly boring by the end of the year, and as expected, there’s not a lot of drama left about the likely outcome; of course, the fact that it’s the Mets and not the Nationals running away with the race is a pretty big surprise. Led by a quality rotation and a surging second-half offense, the Mets have put themselves in...
Via Fangraphs
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Hansel Robles Shines In MLB Debut

Rookie righthander Hansel Robles impressed in his big-league debut, inheriting two runners and ultimately stranding the bases loaded in the seventh inning of the Mets 6-1 loss at Yankee Stadium.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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