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Chicago White Sox pitcher Mike Wright has been suspended 3 games and manager Tony La Russa for one particular on Saturday by Big League Baseball, which concluded Wright intentionally threw at Angels slugger Shohei Ohtani on Thursday.
Wright appealed the suspension issued by Michael Hill, who is MLB’s senior vice president for on-discipline functions. The self-discipline will be held in abeyance right up until the attractiveness is resolved by MLB specific adviser John McHale Jr.
Supervisor suspensions are served immediately, and La Russa sat out Chicago’s video game at Texas on Saturday. Bench coach Miguel Cairo ran the dugout in La Russa’s absence.
Wright was ejected from Thursday’s 9-3 reduction just after hitting Ohtani in the calf with a pitch with two outs and no one on in the ninth. La Russa also was ejected — his 3rd this year — by crew main Monthly bill Welke for arguing.
“It wasn’t intentional,” La Russa stated Thursday. “[Welke] read through it wrong. It wasn’t regular with No. 1, the way they dealt with the a few strike by pitches. Next, where by was our retaliation?”
White Sox batters Yoan Moncada, Luis Robert and Jose Abreu were hit by Angels pitchers in Tuesday’s sport.
The Affiliated Press contributed to this report.