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Dodgers say Ian Kennedy should have received longer suspension
Dodgers say Ian Kennedy should have received longer suspension

PITTSBURGH – Major League Baseball was too lenient with Ian Kennedy. That was the consensus in the Dodgers’ clubhouse Friday, after players and coaches learned of the punishment issued by Major League Baseball for the violent brawl against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Kennedy was suspended for 10 games. The Diamondbacks pitcher hit Yasiel Puig in the face and struck Zack Greinke on the shoulder. Earlier, Greinke had hit Miguel Montero on the back. “It should be 10 starts,” J.P. Howell said. “He’s an idiot. That’s stupid.” The Dodgers were upset that Kennedy threw near Greinke’s head. Some players privately called Kennedy a coward for walking away from the mound as the benches cleared....

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