On September 14, 2014 — Jonathan Papelbon is ejected for grabbing his crotch, responding to the boos from the Citizens Bank Park crowd after he gives up four runs in the ninth inning of Phillies’ 5-4 loss to Miami. The apologetic closer, who insists he wasn’t making a vulgar motion toward fans, will be suspended for seven games and fined by Major League Baseball for making a lewd gesture and for bumping Joe West, the ump who will also receive a one-day suspension for pulling on the reliever’s jersey after he threw the player out of the game.

 


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