CLEVELAND (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has been suspended one recreation and fined by Main League Baseball for making an obscene gesture to Indians followers on Tuesday night time.
Puig flashed the center finger on each palms at followers sitting behind house plate at Progressive Area after hitting a house run within the second inning. Baseball government Joe Torre introduced the one-recreation penalty and undisclosed fantastic.
Puig is interesting the choice and can play Wednesday night time. The mercurial participant stated he “stooped” to the extent of followers who he stated have been heckling him within the on-deck circle. Puig stated that the group of followers stored speaking to him after the house run.
Dodgers supervisor Dave Roberts spoke with Puig concerning the incident Wednesday. The supervisor addressed the media earlier than the suspension was introduced.
“I made it clear I used to be not happy with what he did,” Roberts stated. “He understands how I felt — and he gained’t do it once more. To have us speaking about obscene gestures, I don’t need to do this and he doesn’t need to do this.”
Roberts stated Puig regretted the incident.
“It’s one thing that he needs didn’t occur,” Roberts stated. “He didn’t respect what was being stated, and he reacted.”
The suspension is the newest incident involving Puig, who has tried the Dodgers’ endurance with earlier conduct.
Puig obtained two hits within the Dodgers’ 7-5 win over the Indians.
Roberts performed within the majors for 10 years and realizes there’s a give-and-take with followers.
“You both have enjoyable with it, which is what I attempted to do, or perhaps you return slightly with them to attempt to win them over,” he stated. “However typically, when it’s in dangerous style, you get emotional.”
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