Los Angeles Angels right-hander Noe Ramirez was suspended for three games Wednesday and fined an undisclosed amount for hitting Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick with a pitch in Tuesday’s game.
Angels manager Brad Ausmus was suspended for one game and also fined an undisclosed amount, according to Major League Baseball chief baseball officer Joe Torre. Ausmus was set to serve his punishment Wednesday night when the Astros and Angels were to play again.
Ramirez - Suspension - Media - Reports - Penalty
Ramirez will appeal his suspension, according to multiple media reports, delaying the possible penalty until after the process is complete.
–Former pitcher Ernie Broglio, known for being part of one of the most lopsided trades in baseball history, died of cancer at age 83 on Tuesday in San Jose, Calif., according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Right-hander - Part - Baseball - Lore - St
The right-hander became part of baseball lore after being traded by the St. Louis Cardinals to the Chicago Cubs in June 1964. He was the key piece that the Cardinals sent in a six-player deal that netted them a young player named Lou Brock.
Brock emerged with the Cardinals and was a six-time All-Star en route to being inducted into the Hall of Fame. He had 3,023 hits and 938 stolen bases in a stellar career that ended in 1979. Broglio went 7-19 with a 5.40 ERA in 2 1/2 seasons with the Cubs. He never pitched for another major league team.
York - Yankees - Aroldis - Chapman - Report
–New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman said a report of him “one million percent” planning to opt out of the final two years of his contract is “completely false.”
The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, citing sources, reported Wednesday that Chapman, 31, will enter free agency and forfeit the final two years and $30 million of the five-year, $86 million contract he signed in December 2016.
Philadelphia - Phillies - Jay - Bruce - List
–The Philadelphia Phillies placed outfielder Jay Bruce on the 10-day injured list because...
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