The end of the group brawl that made it reminiscent of the UFC was a heap of punishment. A total of 8 people were penalized.
‘MLB.com’ reported on the 8th (Korean time) that six players from the Cleveland Guardians and the Chicago White Sox were subject to disciplinary action.
Both teams engaged in a brawl on the 6th. Fans who 메이저사이트 bought tickets and visited Progressive Field were able to see ‘UFC’ as well as baseball. The situation was like this. In the bottom of the 6th inning, with no runners out, Andres Jimenez hit and went on base, and then Jose Ramirez hit the foul line in right field. At this time, Ramirez ran all the way to second base, slid between the legs of White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson, and landed on second base.
This behavior has become a problem. Suddenly, Ramirez and Anderson started arguing, then started stepping on staff and punching each other. At first, it seemed that Anderson was hitting Ramirez more, but it was Ramirez who won. The reason why Anderson, who was hit in the face by Ramirez’s ‘nuclear fist’, fell out. Afterwards, players from both teams poured onto the ground.
Bench clearing did not end here. After a brawl between them, the two teams clashed once more, and the match was stopped for about 14 minutes. As a result, the situation ended with a total of six people ejected, including Ramirez and Anderson, who played the UFC, as well as Cleveland manager Terry Francona and White Sox manager Pedro Grifol. And their punishment was announced on the 8th.
According to ‘MLB.com’, Anderson, the ‘main culprit’ of the brawl, was sentenced to a six-game suspension and an undisclosed fine. And Ramirez, who punched Anderson in the chin, also received a three-game suspension and a fine, the heaviest punishment among players sent off at the time.
And Francona, manager Grifol, and Cleveland third base coach Michael Sabo, including Emmanuel Classe (Cleveland), who rushed with excitement during the bench-clearing process, were each suspended for one game and fined. Getada Michael Kopek (White Sox) and Gabriel Arias (Cleveland) were subject to fines.
Their punishment was to be applied immediately from the game on the 8th. However, Ramirez was named in the starting lineup for a confrontation with Ryu Hyun-jin (Toronto Blue Jays), who is hunting for a ‘first win’. The reason why Ramirez decided to appeal against the disciplinary action of the Major League Secretariat. The same goes for Anderson.
Therefore, Clase, Francona coaches, Grifol coaches, and Sabo coaches accepted the disciplinary action and did not play on the 8th, and Ramirez and Anderson, who decided not to accept the disciplinary action of the Secretariat, were suspended until the process was over.