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Gary Sanchez to serve three-game suspension

Gary Sanchez‘s name wasn’t listed on the lineup card this morning, which gave indication he would begin his suspension from the August 24th brawl with the Detroit Tigers.

After approximately 10 days since his appeal, Sanchez will sit out the Baltimore Orioles series with a three-game suspension. He was originally given a four-game suspension prior to the appeal.

To replace Sanchez on the roster, the Yankees called up Tyler Wade from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

There’s currently no word on Romine’s new suspension, or if he’ll serve one at all. Romine was initially hit with a two-games for defending himself against Tigers’ slugger Miguel Cabrera. Cabrera and Tigers’ relief pitcher Alex Wilson are currently serving their respective suspensions. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus served his one-game suspension over the weekend.

Sanchez released the following statement via Facebook in regards to the brawl:

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