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Detroit Tigers prospect Gregory Soto suspended 20 games by MLB

Gregory Soto, the Detroit Tigers’ left-handed pitching prospect who was named the organization’s minor league pitcher of the year two seasons ago, has been suspended 20 games.

Soto’s suspension for “Conduct Detrimental or Prejudicial to Baseball” was announced on Friday afternoon by Major League Baseball, citing Article 12, Part B of the collective bargaining agreement as the offense.

Article 12, Part B reads, “Players may be disciplined for just cause for conduct that is materially detrimental or materially prejudicial to the best interests of Baseball including, but not limited to, engaging in conduct in violation of federal, state or local law. The Commissioner and a Club shall not discipline a Player for the same act or conduct under this provision. In cases of this type, a Club may only discipline a Player, or take other adverse action against him, when the Commissioner defers the disciplinary decision to the Club.”

QLE Posted: January 12, 2019 at 08:06 AM | 13 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: conduct detrimental to baseball, gregory soto, suspension, tigers

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   1. asinwreck Posted: January 12, 2019 at 10:41 AM (#5804888)
So, violations of campaign finance law?
   2. depletion Posted: January 12, 2019 at 11:11 AM (#5804891)
Mayonnaise on a ham sandwich.
Selling enriched uranium to a minor.
   3. Davo cant be eatin thirty hot dogs every day Posted: January 12, 2019 at 11:48 AM (#5804897)
Local sportswriter:

@evanwoodbery
Not sure what Soto was suspended for, but I'm told it was NOT for domestic violence, an arrest , drugs or gambling.
   4. The Yankee Clapper Posted: January 12, 2019 at 03:04 PM (#5804930)
Improperly avoiding MLB.TV blackout restrictions. He's lucky to not be missing the whole season!
   5. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: January 12, 2019 at 03:27 PM (#5804933)
He rebroadcast or retransmitted a telecast with only the implied oral consent of Major League Baseball.
   6. Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB) Posted: January 12, 2019 at 09:31 PM (#5804986)
He removed the 'do not remove' tag on his jersey.
   7. The Duke Posted: January 13, 2019 at 08:59 AM (#5805029)
Stitched up by the FBI in a collusion investigation
   8. Greg Pope Posted: January 13, 2019 at 10:06 AM (#5805033)
He played pepper games.
   9. DanG Posted: January 13, 2019 at 11:06 AM (#5805041)
He did the dirty deed.
   10. Dale Sams Posted: January 13, 2019 at 07:01 PM (#5805125)
Put a pizza box in the recycle bin.
   11. depletion Posted: January 13, 2019 at 09:16 PM (#5805167)
Violated the law of unintended consequences.
   12. Walt Davis Posted: January 13, 2019 at 09:55 PM (#5805179)
Put a pizza box in the recycle bin.

It's not so simple...
   13. base ball chick Posted: January 13, 2019 at 11:15 PM (#5805194)
all yall so blind - he got caught having sex with the owner's wife. or mother. for food

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