Casey drops appeal of 3-game suspension for brawl; Crisp awaits word
BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox first baseman Sean Casey dropped his appeal of a three-game suspension for his role in a bench-clearing brawl with the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday.
Casey will begin serving his suspension immediately.
Outfielder Coco Crisp, meanwhile, had his hearing Monday in Boston and is awaiting word from Major League Baseball on whether his seven-game suspension will be reduced.
In all, eight players from the Red Sox and Rays were suspended a total of 38 games following ...
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