- On Easter Sunday, the Brewers earned a hard-fought 14-inning victory over Pittsburgh.The battle featured a benches-clearing brawl.On Tuesday, Major League Baseball announced the suspensions.Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado received the stiffest penalty.He was suspended five games for throwing a punch and connecting with Pirates outfielder Travis Snider's eye.
Maldonado was also docked $2,500 bucks.Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez - who was kicked out of the game - received a 3-game suspension.Snider - who is sporting quite a shiner these days will miss two games for coming out of the dugout to seemingly to re-start a fight. Catcher Russell Martin will also miss one game.Maldonado's suspension began Tuesday night. Gomez, and the two Pirates players are appealing their suspensions.
Written By: Joe Dufek