MLB suspends pitcher, Nationals manager for hitting Freddie Freeman

Major League Baseball announced Friday that the Washington Nationals left-hander, Sean Nolin, has been suspended for five games and fined an undisclosed amount after hitting him with a pitch. to Freddie Freeman on Wednesday’s game between Washington and Atlanta.

In addition, the manager of the capital, Puerto Rican Dave Martínez, was suspended for a game and fined an undisclosed amount. Nolin has chosen to appeal the sanction, so his suspension will take effect when a final verdict is reached in his case.

Just in the first inning of the game between the two teams last Wednesday, Nolin threw a fastball down Freeman’s back, hitting him with a ball to the hip at 91 miles per hour, which raised the spirits of the game and the pitcher was ejected.

This pitch was most likely in retaliation because in the game the day before, Juan Soto was hit by a Will Smith fastball in the ribs at 94 mph, which left Soto very sore.

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I started as a rookie on Al Bat in early 2018 and am going for my third season covering Major League Baseball as a web reporter. I am a fan of the San Francisco Giants, a number one defender of Barry Bonds and a critic of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Fernando Tatis Jr., Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña are the future of baseball, Mike Trout is overrated, and the Astros deserved to be taken away from the World Series for cheating. Besides baseball, I also enjoy soccer, football, basketball, and just about any other game that includes a ball or a ball. I am also an amateur musician, penniless gamer and very nerdy. Graduated in journalism from the University of Guadalajara, I graduated in 2017. Born in the shrimp capital of the world, Escuinapa, Sinaloa. I lived in Australia for a while; i survived giant spiders, tasmanian devils, and fought a kangaroo and didn’t die trying.

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