Sports Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson suspended 1 game...

Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson suspended 1 game for flipping off fans

-

- Advertisment -


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount by Major League Baseball on Friday for giving fans the middle finger during a game Wednesday in Cleveland.

Anderson is appealing the ban and remained in the lineup hitting leadoff Friday night at Minnesota.

Anderson had three errors in the first two innings of Chicago’s 11-1 loss Wednesday in the opener of a doubleheader. The frustrated 28-year-old made the gesture toward a fan while out in the field.

It’s the second time MLB has suspended Anderson this season. He served a two-game ban on opening weekend for making contact with umpire Tim Timmons during the ninth inning of a game on Sept. 27. Anderson successfully appealed that suspension down from three games.

Anderson is batting .333 with five RBI and a home run heading into this week’s series in Minneapolis. He made his first All-Star team in 2021 and finished the season with a .309 average, 17 home runs and 61 RBI to help lead the White Sox to an AL Central title.

Anderson has five errors this season, all in his last two games. He committed just 10 all of last season.

Latest news

RIP Game 163: MLB’s new postseason system ends the storied one-game tiebreaker. A ‘bummer’ for baseball?

Goodbye, Bucky Bleeping Dent. Adios, Walker (edited) Buehler. And Russ Hodges, "The Giants win the tiebreaker!...

Jersey City Councilwoman Amy DeGiss Doubles Amid Criticism Over Alleged Hit-and-Run: ‘I’m Not Resigning’

off Video Jersey City Councilwoman Amy DeGees addresses the hit-and-run Jersey City...

CDC shakeup announcement fired on Twitter: ‘I have an idea… Jail sentences’

closer Video Consequences of the COVID-19 response Fox News contributor Molly Hemingway...

Toronto police officer resigns after period of ‘egregious’ misconduct, fired from payroll after appeal denied

Toronto Police Officer Matthew Brewer, who was suspended from duty with pay until earlier this month, has resigned....
- Advertisement -

Must read

- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you