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Gregg, Ortiz get four-game suspensions; Gonzalez three; Showalter 1

Orioles closer Kevin Gregg has been suspended four games for his part in last Friday's brawl with the Boston Red Sox. He was also fined an undisclosed amount.

Gregg jawed with Red Sox slugger David Ortiz after Ortiz popped up and didn't run down the first base line. Ortiz, who had taken offense to three inside pitches from Gregg, charged the Orioles' pitcher. Each threw haymakers that didn't land as both benches cleared.

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Ortiz was also suspended for four games and fined.

Orioles left-hander Michael Gonzalez was suspended three games for throwing behind Ortiz on Sunday.

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Because it is league policy, Orioles manager Buck Showalter has also been suspended for a game and fined. He likely will sit out tonight's game against Cleveland.

Oriole pitcher Jim Johnson and Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia were fined after they were ejected on Friday. John Lackey was also fined for hitting Derrek Lee on Saturday.

Appeals can be made and Gregg has already intimated he'd consider appealing no matter the penalty.

Unless appealed, Gregg's suspension will begin today, Ortiz's will begin tomorrow and Gonzalez's would begin when the Red Sox come to town on Monday.

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