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Red Sox's Ortiz received one-game suspension, criticism from Jim Palmer for Sunday's display
Red Sox's Ortiz received one-game suspension, criticism from Jim Palmer for Sunday's display

The Orioles open their three-game series against the Blue Jays tonight at the Rogers Centre. A little leftover nugget from the Orioles’ series in Boston: Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz was suspended for one game and issued an undisclosed fine for making contact with home plate umpire John Tumpane during the fifth inning of Sunday’s game. Ortiz became livid following a check-swing call, going face-to-face with Tumpane and bumping chests with him. He also tossed his bat and his protective gear as he made his way back to the Boston dugout. Ortiz is appealing the suspension, Major League Baseball announced. Major League Baseball wasn’t the only one to think...

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