Kansas City Royals Pitcher Asks MLB To Reconsider Drink Toss Wrist Slap

A quick glimpse at something more interesting than "rebuilding" year hype . . .

The incident with the spectator at Guaranteed Rate Field occurred on Aug. 2 when the Royals played the White Sox. Garrett posted an apology on Twitter the following day, writing that his actions were "uncalled for." Garrett also tweeted that players "are held to a higher standard and the chirping from fans" is part of the game.

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Royals' Garrett appeals ban for drink toss at fan

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kansas City relief pitcher Amir Garrett received a three-game suspension and an undisclosed fine from Major League Baseball on Monday for tossing a drink at a fan behind the Royals' dugout during a game at Chicago two weeks ago. Garrett appealed the punishment, allowing him to continue to pitch until that process is completed.