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Rockies Masset suspended, Braves Carpenter fined

Tuesday - 6/17/2014, 2:50pm  ET

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, left, helps catcher Gerald Laird, center, off the field with trainer Jeff Porter as relief pitcher David Carpenter looks on against the Colorado Rockies in the eighth inning of the Rockies' 10-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Thursday, June 12, 2014. Laird was hit in the face by rockies batter Corey Dickerson as he was swinging at a pitch. The play acted as a catalyst for the ejection of Rockies' manager Walt Weiss after Dickerson was hit by a pitch when action resumed. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Rockies pitcher Nick Masset has been suspended three games and fined for throwing a pitch at Braves catcher Evan Gattis on Thursday.

Braves reliever David Carpenter was also fined for throwing at Rockies outfielder Corey Dickerson in the same game, which featured several ejections, including Colorado manager Walt Weiss.

Masset's suspension is set to begin Tuesday night unless the reliever appeals it. The amount of the fines was not disclosed.


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