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The original press release was right. There was not an omission.

Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona did not receive any suspension or discipline after the beaning war and brawl in Boston this weekend.

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Pretty surprising since it's usually automatic that when a pitcher gets ejected for throwing at a player, that pitcher's manager is suspended for one game.

But according to the Orioles, MLB explained to them that it was ruled, on review, that rookie Kyle Weiland was not throwing purposely at Vladimir Guerrero. Therefore a suspension of Francona was not automatic or necessary.

We haven't yet taken this info back to Buck Showalter, who is serving a one-game suspension today. My guess is he won't be happy when he hears it.

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