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Friday, January 17, 2020

Álex Romero suspended 20 games for attacking Gabriel Lino with bat

Last week, former major league outfielder Álex Romero attacked catcher Gabriel Lino with his bat during a Venezuelan winter league game. Things were already tense prior to the attack as the benches of both Caribes de Anzoátegui and Águilas del Zulia emptied, resulting in several ejections. In the eighth inning, pitcher Angel Nesbitt threw a fastball behind Romero, which prompted Romero to swing his bat several times at Lino before their teammates spilled out into the field.

A story that almost seems quaint after the events of the last few days…..

 

QLE Posted: January 17, 2020 at 12:24 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: alex romero, venezuelan league

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   1. Garbage Pail Boys of Summer Posted: January 17, 2020 at 01:04 AM (#5916820)
Should have attacked him with a trash can lid instead.
   2. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: January 17, 2020 at 04:05 PM (#5917019)
That suspension seems a bit light, given that he basically attacked the guy with a weapon.

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