When Torey Lovullo cursed twice at Yadier Molina and the St. Louis Cardinals catcher contacted two referees to confront the Arizona Diamondbacks manager Sunday, only Lovullo was The umpiring crew felt that his baiting of Molina was more monstrous than the answer.
Major League Baseball Disagree
MLB has suspended on Tuesday Lovullo and Molina each a game for their actions on Sunday game.
Lovullo will serve his suspension tonight when the Diamondbacks play in San Francisco. Molina, MLB announced, will appeal to its suspension.
Lovullo, 52, said Monday that he " was disappointed with myself " for the incident, during which he told record umpire Tim Timmons that Molina should not be allowed to "hit balls" ,
He named Molina, an eight-time gold glove catcher, twice "m ———–".
Molina told reporters after Sunday's game, "If you call ———– to a guy, you have to be ready to fight."
Asked if he would shake hands With regard to Molina, Lovullo told the Arizona Republic that he "just wants to quit the dust and think through a really clear lens and develop a game plan."
Lovullo now has some free hours on Tuesday night to cook this board