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  • April 26, 2018 10:45 PM EDT

    BALTIMORE – Marcus Stroman finds himself on the wrong side of baseballs law and, pending the outcome of an appeal, will serve a six-game suspension for Monday nights incident involving Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph. Fabinho Brazil Jersey . A Major League Baseball press release contained the following: "Pitcher Marcus Stroman of the Toronto Blue Jays has received a six-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch in the head area of Caleb Joseph of the Baltimore Orioles in the bottom of the sixth inning of the Monday, September 15th game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Joe Garagiola, Jr., Senior Vice President of Standards & Operations for Major League Baseball, made the announcement. Stromans suspension had been scheduled to begin tonight, when the Blue Jays are to continue their series at Baltimore. However, he has elected to appeal. Thus, his suspension will be held in abeyance until the process is complete." The theme of Stromans argument, it appears, will be to dispute the claim he intentionally threw in the area of Josephs head. "I would never intentionally throw at someones head," said Stroman. "Its not in my nature, you know what I mean? Thats pretty much it. Thats not my game. Its something I would never do. I would never intentionally throw at someone. It doesnt make sense to me. Thats how bizarre it is to me." The incident, its alleged, was linked to a scenario which played out in the inning prior. With the Blue Jays down 5-1 and Jose Reyes at second base, Danny Valencia singled to leftfield. Reyes rounded third and scored, sliding head-first into home. Reyes believed Joseph moved his left foot into the scoring lane, spiking Reyes hand in the process. Reyes protested and after the evening had played out, it was reasonable to infer that Stromans sixth inning fastball that buzzed over Joseph was intended to send a message. If that was the case, again, Stroman denies this, the preferable move would have been to handle the business the way Orioles reliever Darren ODay did on Tuesday night when he hit Jose Bautista in the fleshy part of the backside. After all, if Stroman unintentionally hits Joseph in the head with a pitch intentionally meant to be near the head, it is doubtful Stroman would be feeling good about himself today. It isnt yet known when the appeal will be heard but, conveniently, the Blue Jays next stop is New York City. Stroman is scheduled to pitch Saturday afternoons game at Yankee Stadium. Manager John Gibbons hadnt yet decided his contingency plan should Stroman be unavailable but suggested he could piece together the game using the bullpen. Gibbons living "in the moment" When general manager Alex Anthopoulos didnt offer an outright "yes" response when asked whether John Gibbons would return as manager in 2015, a question asked on Tuesday after Gibbons casually expressed uncertainty about his own future on Monday, it got people speculating about the skippers future in Toronto. Gibbons said he hasnt spoken to Anthopoulos about the clubs plans for him beyond this season. "I live in the moment, you know, I dont worry about the future," said Gibbons. "It doesnt take a lot to keep me happy. I came from a very modest upbringing, military family. You dont have a lot." Gibbons contract is structured in such a way that he is promised security for one year beyond the current season. Each time he reaches January 1 as skipper of the Blue Jays, the following year vests. "New Years Day is more important to me than a lot of people, put it that way," said Gibbons before breaking into laughter. "I celebrate a little harder." Navarro feeling "fuzzy" Catcher Dioner Navarro wasnt in the Blue Jays starting lineup on Wednesday night, a rarity when R.A. Dickey is not the starting pitcher. He took a foul tip square off the mask and appeared dazed, although he stayed in the game. "I got a little fuzzy last night after the foul tip," said Navarro. "I just think the accumulation of foul tips in the head can never be a good thing. I felt that one last night and Gibby decided to give me a day off today." Josh Thole was behind the plate and hitting seventh. The timing, if something like this had to happen, is fortuitous because Dickey is scheduled to open the series at Yankee Stadium on Thursday. That will give Navarro two days to recuperate. Navarro said he underwent the concussion protocol after Tuesdays game and passed. Its been an impressive first season in Toronto for Navarro. Hes appeared in a career-high 131 games, catching all or parts of 104 games and with 27 at designated hitter. Navarros posted a .282/.324/.410 slash line for the Blue Jays, hitting 12 home runs, which is one off his career high of 13 set with the Cubs last season. Hes in the first year of a two-year, $8 million contract and will be owed $5 million in 2015. Alisson Brazil Jersey .com) - Charlie Davies netted a pair of goals, including the series-winner on Saturday, as the New England Revolution battled the New York Red Bulls to a 2-2 draw in the second leg of the Eastern Conference Championship at Gillette Stadium and advanced to MLS Cup final via a thrilling 4-3 aggregate victory. Ricardo Oliveira Brazil Jersey .J. Barea during a three-game shooting slump that was getting him booed off his home court with regularity.PHILADELPHIA -- Cincinnati slugger Joey Votto missed the Reds game Friday night in Philadelphia because of a distal quadriceps strain. 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