According to ESPN and numerous reports, Oakland Athletics midfielder Ramon Laureano has been suspended for six games and Houston Astros bumped into manager Alex Cintron has been suspended for 20 games for their roles in Sunday’s cleanup between the two teams. .
After being pitched for the third time in the series and the second in the game, Laureano made a pantomime towards Astros pitcher Humberto Castellanos about how to properly catch a slider, prompting Astros’s reserve to counteract. application. Laureano said that Cintron spoke bluntly to him, and Laureano was back. Later, Laureano told ESPN, Cintron “said in Spanish something you didn’t say about my mom.”
After exchanging words, Cintron, as shown on the replays, walked out of the cave at the first facility and motioned Laureano to come to him. Laureano ran towards Cintron, who had stayed behind the Astros players when Laureano was tackled and both teams’ benches were empty.
Through an Astros employee, Cintron denied talking about Laureano’s mother. He declined to detail what he said.
Laureano, 26, said he wished he had chosen not to run towards Astros’s vault and wasted his time on Cintron. Laureano told ESPN on Monday: “I regret accusing him of being a loser. “[A suspension] is understandable, but I hope it is not that many games.
“At the end of the day, I’m here to win a World Series with Oakland Athletics – a great group of guys. I don’t want to be distracted. Obviously, I’m right now. Hey, I am. “I have already continued. Today I am facing Julio Teheran, and that is all I am thinking right now. “
ESPN’s Jeff Passan contributed to this report.