Friday June 6, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) -- Boston outfielder Coco Crisp, Tampa Bay pitcher
James Shields and six other players were suspended Friday following
a pair of altercations at Fenway Park. Three Red Sox were suspended: Crisp for seven games, pitcher Jon Lester for five games and first baseman Sean Casey for three games.
Major League Baseball disciplinarian Bob Watson penalized five
Rays: Shields for six games, outfielder Jonny Gomes and pitcher
Edwin Jackson for five games, outfielder Carl Crawford for four
games and second baseman Akinori Iwamura for three games. All eight players also were fined undisclosed amounts.
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