Morgan gets an eight game suspension for the Marlins brawl

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Heyman just tweeted it.*  Those eight games are in addition to the seven he got for his previous jackassery. As we learned a bit ago, his appeal will be heard next Friday. One would assume that appeals of both suspensions would be heard at the same time.

Also suspended as a result of that game: Chris Volstad: 6 games; Alex Sanabia 5, Gaby Sanchez 3, and Doug Slaten 3. UPDATE: Jim Riggleman was suspended for two games too, apparently meaning that the Marlins can, in fact, tell him when to run.

Volstad obviously threw at Morgan, so I get his suspension. I hadn’t noticed what Sanabia and Slaten were doing. Sanchez, of course, had the flying forearm smash.  Maybe that was a bit much, but I would think the awesomeness of the move would offset the punishment.  Oh well.

*Note: I am not off Heyman’s double secret probation list. Someone re-tweeted it.