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MLB News: MLB reveals harsh penalties for brutal brawl between Mariners and Angels players

The MLB already has its verdict after Sunday’s brutal brawl between the Los Angeles Angels and the Seattle Mariners that completely emptied both teams’ dugouts and there will be multiple suspensions.

According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, three Mariners players – Jesse Winker, Julio Rodriguez and JP Crawford – as well as four more Angels players – Andrew Wantz, Anthony Rendon, Raisel Iglesias and Ryan Tepera – will receive disciplinary action, as will five coaches, including Phil Nevin.

In this case, Phil Nevin, Angels’ interim manager and team trainer, will miss the most games during the regular season, since his punishment will be 10 games without being able to be present on the diamond, either in Anaheim or any other.

On the other hand, for the Mariners, outfielder Jesse Winkerwill be the one who will pay the most games without being able to be with his team, since he has been suspended for seven games.

Among the punishments, there is a report that Raisel Iglesias and Ryan Tepera of the Angels are appealing their suspensions, as well as the three affected Mariners players, to avoid punishment or reduce the penalty.

What caused the brawl?

Tempers flared after Seattle’s Jesse Winker was hit on the first pitch of the second inning by Andrew Wantz, who had also thrown a ball behind Julio Rodriguez‘s head in the first inning.

Winker reacted to the Angels’ pitch and after the gestures, the dugouts immediately emptied.

The fight lasted about four minutes, with people from both teams throwing punches. Texan Anthony Rendonwho is out of action with a right wrist injury, even hit Winker in the face with his left hand during the fight.

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