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BREAKING: Coco Crisp Suspended 7 Games

According to the Boston Globe, Coco Crisp was suspended seven games for his role in a brawl on Thursday against Rays pitcher James Shields. Sox lefty Jon Lester was suspended for five games (basically one start), and 1B Sean Casey was suspended for three games.

Adding to the earlier breaking news, five Tampa Bay Rays were also suspended. James Shields was suspended six games, Jonny Gomes and Edwin Jackson five games, Carl Crawford four games, and Akinori Iwamura three games.

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3 comments for “BREAKING: Coco Crisp Suspended 7 Games”

  1. Seven games!?!?!!? This is ridiculous. He gets more then anyone else? He’s not the one that threw at someone. He should absolutley get 7 games, but so shouldn’t everyone else involved get the same? Ridiculous.

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    Posted by Wicked Pissa Dude | June 7, 2008, 8:00 am
  2. The suspensions are all fairly equitable. I think they went a bit light on Johnny Gomes, who took a few cheap shots while Coco was pinned down on the ground, but other than that, this is about what you would expect from this type of brawl.

    Posted by Chris Iafolla | June 8, 2008, 11:08 am
  3. [...] before being tackled by catcher Dioner Navarro.  The benches emptied and players were ejected and subsequently suspended.  This all stemmed from a hard slide in the previous night’s game by Coco into second base, [...]

    Posted by View from the Monster 6-9 | Sports of Boston | June 9, 2008, 6:18 am

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