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Jays’ Cabrera receives three-game suspension, good |


Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Génesis Cabrera received a three-game suspension and fine for his role in a bench-clearing incident during a 5-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Saturday.

The amount of the fine was not disclosed. However, Cabrera has filed an appeal and therefore the disciplinary action will be suspended until the appeal process is completed.

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Cabrera shoved Rays shortstop Jose Caballero in the jaw in the middle of a verbal exchange after Caballero was thrown out at third base in the bottom of the seventh inning.

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Caballero’s momentum caused him to bump into Cabrera, which led to an exchange of words.

Caballero did not retaliate but the two benches cleared without any further skirmishing taking place.

Toronto faces Tampa Bay on Sunday in the final of its four-game series.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 31, 2024.

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