Yankees 1B Tyler Austin Suspended for Five Games

April 12th, 2018

Following his involvement in Wednesday's brawl with the Boston Red Sox, first baseman Tyler Austin received a five-game suspenion from MLB on Thursday. Austin, who charged the mound after a retaliatory hit by pitch, threw punches and MLB decided upon a five-game ban for Austin.

Boston Red sox relief pitcher Joe Kelly, who threw the pitch that hit Austin and was involved in the fight, received a six-game suspension.