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Major League Baseball suspended Cincinnati Reds outfielder Tommy Pham for three games on Saturday after he slapped San Francisco Giants player Jock Pedersen on Friday over a controversy stemming from a fantasy football league he played a year ago. had competed.

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MLB said Statement Pham was suspended for “inappropriate conduct” and fined an undisclosed amount.

The suspension was retroactive to Friday, when Pham agreed to sit out the game after the slap, and lasted until Sunday.

pham told reporters He would accept the suspension and fine, but said he felt that Pedersen had “f-ked with my money”, referring to the fantasy football controversy, and he said about Pedersen, formerly of the San Diego Padres, Pham. The comments of the “had to know” team.

pederson Told Pham walked up to him on the field on Friday while the Giants were warming up, adding the slap was a surprise and “no real argument.”

Before Thappad, Pedersen said that Pham “kind of came over and said, ‘You remember from last year?’ And I said, ‘Fantasy football?'”

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