Padres’ Suarez ejected after foreign-substance inspection

Padres' Suarez ejected after foreign-substance inspection

San Diego Padres reliever Robert Suarez was tossed in the eighth inning following a foreign-substance inspection by umpires during Wednesday’s game against the Miami Marlins.

Suarez didn’t throw a single pitch prior to his ejection:

Robert Suarez has been ejected after being checked by the umpires before coming into the game…

𝘞𝘢𝘵𝘤𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘨𝘢𝘮𝘦 → | #MakeItMiami

— Bally Sports Florida & Bally Sports Sun (@BallySportsFL) August 23, 2023

Crew chief Todd Tichenor said postgame that Suarez’s left wrist area was “too sticky, very sticky, and he was ejected,” according to AJ Cassavell of

However, the right-hander said he just used the regular amount of sunscreen he does during day games.

“I definitely don’t use any illegal substances,” Suarez added.

Any pitcher ejected for using a foreign substance faces an automatic 10-game suspension. Suarez would also have the right to appeal any suspension if one is issued.

“I’m just going to explore my options, see what options I have, and go from there,” Suarez said when asked if he would appeal.

Copyright © 2023 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.

Full Story »


Leave a Comment

More in News

Phillies could get key player back from injury for NLCS

The Philadelphia Phillies could be getting a significant boost for ...

Phillies’ Realmuto calls D-Backs’ confidence ‘daunting’

Philadelphia Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto isn't going to take the ...

Rangers activate Max Scherzer for ALCS: What starter means for Texas’ chances vs. Houston

Max is back. The Rangers officially placed starter Max Scherzer ...

2023 MLB odds: Why you should bet on Astros to win the ALCS, MVP pick

Astros baseball in October has become inevitable. FOX Sports MLB ...

Rangers vs. Astros predictions, start time, how to watch, pitching matchups: Live updates

Follow along as the Rangers take on the Astros in ...

Trending on Baseball Chronicle

Guardians rookie Bibee (hip) done for season

Guardians rookie Tanner Bibee was placed on the injured list ...

Cuban World Baseball Classic star pitcher receives release, could head to MLB

Numerous players stood out at last spring's World Baseball Classic, ...

Bo Naylor doubles in the go-ahead run in the 7th inning in the Guardians’ 3-2 victory over the Rays

rookie Bo Naylor doubled home Gabriel Arias with the go-ahead ...

Mariners’ Kirby on game-tying HR: ‘I wish I wasn’t out there for the 7th’

Seattle Mariners right-hander George Kirby wasn't pleased that he remained ...

Braves starting pitcher to miss entire 2024 season

The injury will essentially cost him two years of his ...