St. Louis Cardinals third man base Nolan Arenado jar Genesis Cabrera Each received a comment from Major League Baseball for their role in the clearing fight in their 10-5 win on Wednesday over the New York Mets At Bosch Stadium.
On Thursday, the league announced that Arenado had been suspended for two matches for “contributing to instigating the incident,” while Cabrera received a one-match suspension. Both were also fined an undisclosed amount.
Arenado resumes suspension and kicks off Thursday night against Arizona Diamondbacks. Cabrera will serve his suspension Thursday.
Cabrera hit the Mets hitter J.D. Davis With the pitch at the top of the eighth inning, the nineteenth-leading major league hit by pitch for the Mets this season. It came a day after St. Louis injured three Mets players with a racket on Tuesday night.
Looks like New York retaliates half a turn later against Arenado when the Mets River Yuan Lopez I pressed a fast ball at 94 mph near his head. Arenado started shouting, “Do it again.” The benches and stalls of the bulls were cleaned, and the teams pushed and pushed close to the house board.
Crew chief Mark Wegner said afterwards that Arenado was fired for loading the pile. Lopez remained in the match.
Lopez also received an undisclosed fine for his role in the accident, while two other players – Cardinals Ramirez – received. Jack Flaherty jar mets Taiguan Walker – He was fined for joining a seat vacancy fight while on the injured list.