Gurriel banned for racist gesture

Yuli Gurriel and Yu Darvish

Gurriel appeared to slant his eyes in an apparent reference to Darvish's Asian heritage.

Gurriel was in the dugout in the second inning after hitting one out of the park off Yu Darvish when he set his sights on Dodgers pitcher, who is from Japan.

"Acting like that, you just disrespect all the people around the world", Darvish said through a translator. "But I played in Japan and I know [that is] offensive, so I apologize for that". Darvish is not Chinese; he was born in Japan to a Japanese mother and Iranian father. "He has handled this entire hard situation in an exemplary way", Manfred said.

And yet, the suspension beginning next season means Gurriel is back in the Astros' lineup tonight.

Texas Rangers pitcher Jake Diekman used an emoji to call the gesture trash, and outfielder Ryan Rua said "really hope that gesture from Gurriel wasn't directed towards Yu.no place for that". "I would also like to apologize to the Dodgers organization, the Astros, Major League Baseball and to all fans across the game".

Game 4 of the World Series will be Saturday night when Charlie Morton starts for Houston.

What he had done today isn't right, but I believe we should put our effort into learning rather than accuse him.

Renowned Malayalam director IV Sasi passes away at 69 years of age
Some of his famous films include - Eeta, Mrigaya , 1921, Adimakal Udamakal, Inspector Balram, Devasuram , Avalude Raavukal. "I.V. Nivin Pauly wrote on his facebook page: It's saddening to know that the legend of Malayalam cinema - I V Sasi sir is no more.

"If we can take something from this, that is a giant step for mankind", he added.

"Yes, of course. I want to talk to him because I have nothing against him", he said. "Notwithstanding Mr. Gurriel's remorse, there needs to be disciplinary consequences to make clear that Major League Baseball is an institution that will not tolerate behavior of this type".

Darvish later tweeted: 'Let's stay positive and move forward instead of focusing on anger'.

"I understand that people may have different views", Commissioner Rob Manfred said. "I'm counting on everyone's big love".

Manfred said Gurriel had to receive a harsher-than-usual ban. It's unclear at this time whether Gurriel will be disciplined for his actions.

Manfred said he did not banish the 33-year-old Cuban infielder from this year's best-of-seven championship series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in part because he did not want to punish the entire Astros squad for one player's actions.

Related News:

  • Colin Kaepernick Signs $1M Book Deal with Random House

    Colin Kaepernick Signs $1M Book Deal with Random House

    While it's unclear how the league could allow Kaepernick back into the NFL while he has a collusion case filed against them. Despite starting in 11 games last season for the 49ers, Kaepernick has been unable to find a spot in the NFL.
    Metal Gear Survive Launches February 2018

    Metal Gear Survive Launches February 2018

    However, a mysterious hole opens up in the sky and transports the survivors to a odd location. Konami has announced some Survival pack DLC for those who pre-order the game.
    NY  bans e-cigarettes in workplaces

    NY bans e-cigarettes in workplaces

    In New York , around 70 percent of the state's municipalities already have bans on the books, according to the American Lung Association.
  • As Trump tax comes to floor, failure could spell stocks selloff

    As Trump tax comes to floor, failure could spell stocks selloff

    On Thursday, Congress reportedly passed the budget under the Trump Administration in efforts to work on the tax debate. Republicans are expected to announce the tax bill on November 1, but what exactly will be in the bill remains unclear.
    Hinch:

    Hinch: "There Was No Altercation"

    TMZ reported earlier Thursday that police were called to the Astros' Los Angeles-area hotel after Game 1 on Tuesday. Sources close to the situation say that Hinch "snapped" and cursed out the guest in the middle of the hotel bar.
    Injury sidelines Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower

    Injury sidelines Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower

    New England Patriots middle linebacker Dont'a Hightower (54) rushes against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half at Raymond James Stadium.
  • Proposal could increase Rocky Mountain National Park gate fee to $70

    Proposal could increase Rocky Mountain National Park gate fee to $70

    The higher fee would commence next year if approved by National Park Service leaders. Opponents say the proposal would hit minority groups particularly hard.
    County DA Thomas Spota, aide indicted by federal grand jury

    County DA Thomas Spota, aide indicted by federal grand jury

    They're facing charges of tampering with witnesses, witness tampering, obstruction of justice and deprivation of civil rights. He's serving prison time for beating a man arrested for stealing items from his SUV.
    Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Brother Arrested for Child Porn

    Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Brother Arrested for Child Porn

    Bruce Paddock spoke to NBC News following the October 1 shooting at an outdoor music festival in Las Vegas that left 59 dead. The incident became the largest mass shooting in U.S. modern history, leaving 58 dead and wounding more than 500.
  • Zachary Levi Will Play DC's Shazam

    Zachary Levi Will Play DC's Shazam

    Sandberg , who directed " Annabelle: Creation " as well as " Lights Out " will be the man behind the camera for " Shazam ". And though he won't be in the film, Shazam's greatest adversary is Black Adam , and that part has already been cast.
    'Bright' New Trailer: Will Smith and Joel Edgerton in Action

    'Bright' New Trailer: Will Smith and Joel Edgerton in Action

    After premiering the first trailer in July at San Diego Comic Con, Netflix released a second trailer this morning for Bright . Directed by David Ayer , we're hoping it's more like End of Watch and Fury rather than the abysmal Suicide Squad .
    BJP to observe 8th November as anti-black money day

    BJP to observe 8th November as anti-black money day

    Jaitley said: "They can definitely observe it (November 8) as black day, it proves their devotion to a cash dominated economy". He accused Jaitley of making a "desperate" attempt to save the BJP as the "ground is slipping from beneath" its feet.


Most liked

What do teal pumpkins mean during Halloween?
With one teal pumpkin on your porch, you can make this Halloween an inclusive one that is safe and fun for all children! Let's look at it this way: A parent takes their child trick-or-treating and collects a plastic pumpkin full of candy.

OnePlus 5T coming to India on 16th November via Amazon
An image has been shared by GizChina website showing OnePlus 5T promotional banner with Amazon Exclusive written on top. Some reports also claim that the device could come with 2.5D glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front.

New dash cam video of 10-year-old leading police on chase
Dashcam footage from Ohio State Highway Patrol shows cop cars pin the boy in before forcing him out of the auto . After the boy drove off the road and along a ditch to avoid police, they didn't let him get back on the road.

Revenue Increases As Growth Across Cloud Services Continues — Microsoft Earnings
The biggest contribution to Microsoft's commercial cloud is made by Office365. "We were built for hybrid from the beginning", Ms. It reported $24.5 billion in overall revenue, which is a 12 percent increase from this time previous year .

Curtis Granderson Won't Be on the Dodgers' World Series Roster
Roberts has said it's possible Seager will be used as a designated hitter on the road when the games shift to Houston on Friday. One of those bumped from L.A's 25-man final group was veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson .

Spain Outscore Mali, Set Up England Final
Spain and Mali will clash in the semi-finals of the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup at the D.Y. N'Diaye and Ruiz are now the joint second highest scorers in the tournament with six goals from six matches each.

ESPN Cancels 'Barstool Van Talk' After One Episode
ESPN walked into another PR quagmire on Monday, announcing it was canceling the show Barstool Van Talk after just one week. Katz and and PFTC signed off on their message with a faux-philosophical take: "Success isn't owned, it's leased".

Panthers' Cam Newton abruptly ends news conference
Newton and the Panthers' offense had some tough breaks against the Bears last weekend, giving up two turnovers for long scores. The statement merely says that Cam didn't intentionally ignore or try to show up any members of the media.

Daredevil Season 3 Gets A New Showrunner; Kingpin Set To Return
Sure, he's iconic enough to live on guest appearances alone, as was the case when he appeared in Episodes 8, 9 and 10 of Season 2. But without Fisk, or indeed any entity, puppeteering the operation, there was a general lack of villainous direction in the show.

(LLY) is down at $85.86 Lilly Declares Fourth-Quarter 2017…
But, we must be patient before we enter our trades, because sometimes the RSI can stay overbought or oversold for quite awhile. Meyer Handelman has 47,783 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. 229,000 were reported by Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas.

Microsoft is Finally Killing Off the Kinect
While the popularity of the device might have declined in the past few years, Microsoft still sold around 35 million units. Although the Kinect is dead for the Xbox, the technology behind it will continue to live on in Microsoft's other products.

HIV-positive school aide accused of sexual assault faces 206 charges
The time frame of the alleged conduct spans approximately 2 years from May of 2015 through June of 2017. Bell was first hired by Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) in October 2014 as an assistant at J.P.

Kid Rock Claims Steve Bannon Pushed Him To Run For Senate
Rock also confirmed to Stern that he is "socially liberal" and "fiscally conservative" after the host pointed out "Rock's condemnation of neo-Nazis" and his "support of gay rights".

USA targets Myanmar military over Rohingya violence
Critics have accused the Trump administration of acting too slowly and timidly in response to the Rohingya crisis. The U.S.is taking steps to punish Myanmar for its treatment of Rohingya Muslims.

Sean Dyche backed into favouritism for Everton after Ronald Koeman is sacked
The Clarets have also made a fine start to the current campaign, with the club now in eighth place. Listen to the latest episode and subscribe to the podcast on Deezer and iTunes .