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Backman suspended 3 games after ejection

8/5/2012
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Managers Almost Come To Blows

In a heated confrontation, Buffalo's Wally Backman and Syracuse's Tony Beasley are both ejected after an argument regarding players tipping pitch locations.

SAN DIEGO -- Buffalo manager Wally Backman has been suspended three games for his confrontation with Syracuse manager Tony Beasley over alleged sign stealing during Friday's Triple-A game.

The managers went toe-to-toe during an argument, and both were ejected. Beasley received a two-game suspension.

Hitting coach George Greer will manage the Bisons during Backman's suspension.