TORONTO (AP) Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista has had his one-game suspension upheld by Major League Baseball and will serve his penalty Friday, missing Toronto's home game against the Boston Red Sox.
Bautista was one of seven Blue Jays players and coaches penalized after a bench-clearing brawl at Texas on May 15. After being hit by a pitch from Matt Bush, Bautista slid hard into second while trying to break up a double play. He and Rougned Odor shoved one another before Odor landed a punch to Bautista's jaw, sending Bautista's batting helmet and sunglasses flying. (MORE)