Tyler Collins won’t face discipline for flipping off the crowd on Monday

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Tigers outfielder Tyler Collins lost a fly ball in the lights in the top of the sixth inning of Monday’s game against the Athletics. It eventually led to a run for the A’s, cutting into what was a 6-0 lead for the Tigers. The fans at Comerica Park booed Collins, who responded by flipping them off.

Collins apologized after the game, but Major League Baseball decided to review¬†the incident, which meant the 25-year-old could’ve been suspended. Ultimately, MLB decided not to punish Collins, ESPN’s Katie Strang reports.

There was precedent for punishment, as MLB suspended Jonathan Papelbon seven games for grabbing his crotch in reaction to an unhappy crowd at Citizens Bank Park after he blew a save in 2014.