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Milwaukee Brewers Cannot Afford 8-Game Suspension for Will Smith

Through the first 5 1/2 innings on Thursday night, Milwaukee and Atlanta battled a 1-1 game. Gerardo Parra got thrown out at 2nd on a Ryan Braun sacrifice fly that scored Carlos Gomez, and the Brewers ran themselves out of an opportunity in the 4th. When it comes to this team, fans need to take what they can get and at least appreciate the fact that the Brewers scored a run. The...
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Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Will Smith suspended 8 games

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY SportsMilwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith has been suspended eight games by Major League Baseball for having a foreign substance on his arm on Thursday. Braves’ manager Fredi Gonzalez pointed out the substance to umpire crew chief Jim Joyce who examined Smith’s arm.  Smith was ejected in the seventh inning. Smith said that the substance on his...
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Brewers' Smith suspended 8 games for rosin, sunscreen on arm

ATLANTA (AP) Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith was suspended for eight games on Friday for having a foreign substance on his right arm during a game at Atlanta. Major League Baseball said Smith plans to appeal, so the penalty is on hold. Smith will be available for Friday night's game at the Braves. Smith, a left-hander, was ejected for having rosin and sunscreen on his right...
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Will Smith suspended eight games for 'foreign substance'

Well, that didn’t take long. Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Will Smith received MLB’s punishment just one day after getting tossed for having a “foreign substance” on his arm on Thursday night. Per MLB Communications, Smith will receive an eight-game ban: Brewers pitcher Will Smith has received an 8-game suspension for having a foreign substance on his arm during last night's...
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Brewers’ Will Smith Suspended Eight Games For Illegal Substance

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith has been suspended eight games for being found with a foreign substance on his forearm in Thursday’s evening’s Brewers/Braves contest, according to MLB Communications and multiple other reports. Smith has elected to appeal this ruling, meaning that he will be eligible to play until the appeal process is completed.On in relief of starter Matt...
Via Baseball Essential
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Brewers’ Will Smith Ejected For Having Foreign Substance On Arm (Video)

Will Smith was gettin’ sticky with it Thursday night. The Milwaukee Brewers left-hander was ejected from a game against the Atlanta Braves after umpires investigated the southpaw and found a foreign substance on his right arm. The umpiring crew was tipped off by Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez who went to the umpiring crew in the bottom of the seventh inning and asked them to check...
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WATCH: Will Smith ejected for foreign substance on arm

Your browser does not support iframes. Will Smith came in from the Brewers bullpen in the seventh inning in relief of starter Matt Garza. However, Smith faced just one batter because he was ejected for having a foreign substance on his non-throwing arm. With the bases loaded, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez left the dugout to...Read More
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Brewers pitcher Will Smith ejected after pine tar is spotted on arm

In the seventh inning of Thursday’s Brewers-Braves, Milwaukee reliever Will Smith was ejected in the seventh inning after Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez spotted some pine tar on Smith’s arm. The umpiring crew conferred, spotted the pine tar on Smith, and booted him from the game. Smith’s infraction wasn’t nearly as blatant as Michael Pineda’s violation last year, in which...
Via The Outside Corner
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Surprised by trade, Smith sees plenty of positives with Brewers

PHOENIX -- When Will Smith reported to the Brewers' Maryvale, Ariz., spring training complex last week, he was about 20 miles from where he expected to be this February. Coming off a 2013 season in which he emerged as one of the most reliable arms in the Kansas City Royals bullpen, the 24 year-old lefty seemed ticketed for a spot in the Royals bullpen in 2014. Recalled by the Royals...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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