free counter
World

White Sox star Tim Anderson suspended 3 games for bumping ump

CHICAGO Major League Baseball suspended Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson for three games and fined the All-Star an undisclosed amount Saturday to make connection with plate umpire Nick Mahrley during a disagreement.

Anderson was in the White Sox lineup hitting leadoff Saturday against Oakland after he appealed the suspension, and hell remain active until his appeal is heard. Its the 3rd time hes been disciplined by MLB during the past year, including a one-game ban overturned on appeal earlier this year.

White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson has been suspended three games for bumping home plate umpire Nick Mahrley during an argument during Friday night's game against the A's.
White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson has been suspended three games for bumping home plate umpire Nick Mahrley during a disagreement in Friday nights game vs. the As.
AP

Anderson and manager Tony La Russa were ejected Friday in a 7-3 loss to the Athletics following a heated exchanged over a called strike from reliever Domingo Acevedo that were high. The end of Andersons helmet seemed to speak to Mahrley.

Before Saturdays game, La Russa said he watched video from the incident and said, I believe theres a disagreement to be produced in Tims favor, so well see.

Did you observe how the interaction happened? La Russa added. Just how we view it, theres a disagreement to be produced that the umpire didnt move back, he was continue aswell.

Anderson missed the initial two games of 2022 as punishment to make connection with an umpire throughout a bench-clearing incident last September. He was also suspended a casino game in April after directing an obscene gesture toward fans, but that ban was overturned on appeal.

Anderson is batting .310 with six homers and 25 RBIs.

Read More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Back to top button

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker