Astros’ Hector Neris fined, will not be suspended for actions toward Julio Rodríguez

Astros’ Hector Neris fined, will not be suspended for actions toward Julio Rodríguez

HOUSTON — Major League Baseball has concluded its investigation into Hector Neris and issued the veteran reliever an undisclosed fine for his actions on Sept. 27 toward Seattle outfielder Julio Rodríguez, a league source said.
Houston general manager Dana Brown first revealed on Thursday that Neris avoided a suspension. A league source confirmed that the investigation into the benches-clearing incident is considered closed.
“I think at the end of the day they handed down maybe a fine or something, but I don’t think he’s going to be suspended,” Brown said, “I think Neris…


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