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Carlos Quentin suspended eight games for role in Dodgers-Padres…

Carlos Quentin suspended eight games for role in Dodgers-Padres bench-clearing brawl

San Diego Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin has been suspended eight games and fined an undisclosed amount for his role in the bench-clearing brawl between the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers. Major League Baseball made the announcement on Frida…
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  • Hairston suspended one game for role in fracas

    Hairston suspended one game for role in fracas

    MLB.com Apr 12, 2013
    Jerry Hairston received a one-game suspension, but Matt Kemp and Zack Greinke received no discipline in the aftermath of Thursday night's brawl between the Dodgers and Padres.
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  • Quentin suspended eight games, Kemp gets zero

    Quentin suspended eight games, Kemp gets zero

    CNNSI.com MLB.com Apr 12, 2013
    SAN DIEGO -- Padres slugger Carlos Quentin has been suspended eight games and Los Angeles infielder Jerry Hairston Jr. suspended one game by Major League Baseball for their roles in a brawl Thursday night.
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  • Kubel, Hill out of D-backs lineup for opener

    Kubel, Hill out of D-backs lineup for opener

    MLB.com Apr 12, 2013
    Jason Kubel was out of the D-backs' lineup Friday for the second straight game, while Aaron Hill was a late scratch in the opener vs. the Dodgers.
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  • Hanley pain-free after having cast removed

    Hanley pain-free after having cast removed

    MLB.com Apr 12, 2013
    Three weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb, Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez had his cast removed Friday and reported feeling pain-free, along with having a better range of motion than he expected.
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  • Bochy weighs in on Dodgers-Padres fracas

    Bochy weighs in on Dodgers-Padres fracas

    MLB.com Apr 12, 2013
    Giants manager Bruce Bochy understood how tempers could overflow as they did Thursday night in San Diego, where the Padres and Dodgers engaged in a fracas that left Los Angeles right-hander Zack Greinke with a fractured collarbone.
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  • Norman Berman, ballboy for 1947 Dodgers, remembers Jackie Robin…

    Norman Berman, ballboy for 1947 Dodgers, remembers Jackie Robinson

    CNNSI.com Apr 12, 2013
    Very few people can give an insider's account of how Jackie Robinson changed the Dodgers and America. One, Norman Berman, shares his memories with Stephanie Apstein.
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  • Charging the mound dangerous and foolish

    Charging the mound dangerous and foolish

    CNNSI.com Apr 12, 2013
    The Dodgers-Padres brouhaha is yet another example of the danger and stupidity of charging the mound, and MLB needs to finally do something about it, writes Joe Lemire.
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  • The Juice: The A’s sweep the Angels, have now won eight in a ro…

    The Juice: The A’s sweep the Angels, have now won eight in a row

    yahoo.com Apr 12, 2013
    The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. Oh, you mean there were other games Thursday besides the Los Angeles Dodgers-San…
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  • Dodgers to celebrate Robinson's legacy all weekend

    Dodgers to celebrate Robinson's legacy all weekend

    MLB.com Apr 12, 2013
    Major League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day on Monday, but the Dodgers and the City of Los Angeles will be celebrating all weekend.
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  • Video - Carlos Quentin Suspended Eight Games 02:33

    Carlos Quentin Suspended Eight Games

    Apr 12
    Nomar Garciaparra on the MLB suspending Carlos Quentin eight games for his role in the bench-clearing brawl Thursday.
  • Video - Baseball Comes To Hollywood 10:13

    Baseball Comes To Hollywood

    Apr 12
    Jayson Stark, Jerry Crasnick, and Jim Caple review the new Jackie Robinson movie, 42.
  • Video - Brawl Fallout 03:58

    Brawl Fallout

    Apr 12
    Buster Olney discusses the discipline Padres OF Carlos Quentin could receive for his role in the Dodgers-Padres brawl, the impact of Zack Greinke's injury on the Dodgers and the likelihood the Dodgers will retaliate.

Sports Columnists

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    Apr 12
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    Apr 12
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    Apr 12
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    Apr 12
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