FantasySP / MLB / Willson Contreras https://www.fantasysp.com/mlb_player_news/Willson_Contreras/ FantasySP / MLB / Willson Contreras Copyright 2017 5018622 <![CDATA[Willson Contreras finished 1-for-4 with a double in his return]]> Willson Contreras finished 1-for-4 with a double in his return from suspension Tuesday versus the Rays. Contreras got hit with a two-game suspension, eventually reduced to one game, for inadvertently striking home plate umpire Jordan Baker with his catcher's mask during an argument last Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field. [...]]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5018622/willson-contreras-finished-1-for-4-with-a-double-in-his-return 5018622 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 9:07:04 EDT rotoworld.com https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5018622/willson-contreras-finished-1-for-4-with-a-double-in-his-return <![CDATA[Willson Contreras' suspension reduced to one game]]> The suspense over Willson Contreras’ appeal to his two-game suspension didn’t last long.

The Cubs catcher’s punishment for “inappropriate actions, which included the throwing of his mask,” was reduced to one game, which he will serve Sunday, the team said.

Saying sorry, both after he was ejected...

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https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5015684/willson-contreras-suspension-reduced-to-one-game 5015684 Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:42:01 EDT Chicago Tribune https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5015684/willson-contreras-suspension-reduced-to-one-game
<![CDATA[Joe Maddon on MLB reducing Willson Contreras' suspension]]> Cubs manager Joe Maddon discusses Major League Baseball reducing catcher Willson Contreras' suspension to one game on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. (Paul Skrbina/Chicago Tribune)

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<![CDATA[Contreras' suspension reduced to 1 game]]> Willson Contreras didn't waste any time before apologizing to umpire Jordan Baker on Saturday. One day after Baker ejected Contreras from the game, the umpire and catcher shook hands at home plate. And the next day, Contreras' two-game suspension was reduced to one game, which he served on Sunday.]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5015595/contreras-suspension-reduced-to-1-game 5015595 Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:49:01 EDT Official Chicago Cubs https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5015595/contreras-suspension-reduced-to-1-game <![CDATA[Serving one-game suspension Sunday]]> Contreras' suspension has been reduced to one game, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports. He will serve his suspension Sunday.

Contreras initially received a two-game suspension from the MLB following his ejection from Friday's game against the Cardinals. The backstop appealed the ruling and will now only be forced to sit out one game. He'll serve his suspension Sunday with Alex Avila filling in behind the plate in his absence.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5015574/serving-one-game-suspension-sunday 5015574 Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:42:09 EDT RotoWire https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5015574/serving-one-game-suspension-sunday
<![CDATA[Willson Contreras' suspension has been reduced from two games]]> Willson Contreras' suspension has been reduced from two games to one. He'll serve the suspension Sunday. Contreras received the ban after the facemask that he slammed down bounced up and hit home plate umpire Jordan Baker. [...]]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5015570/willson-contreras-suspension-has-been-reduced-from-two-games 5015570 Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:42:07 EDT rotoworld.com https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5015570/willson-contreras-suspension-has-been-reduced-from-two-games <![CDATA[Contreras appeals 2-game ban, apologizes]]> Willson Contreras received a two-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for his inappropriate actions -- which included the throwing of his mask, which contacted home-plate umpire Jordan Baker -- in the top of the fifth inning of Friday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field.]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5015211/contreras-appeals-2-game-ban-apologizes 5015211 Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:21:01 EDT MLB.com https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5015211/contreras-appeals-2-game-ban-apologizes <![CDATA[Cubs' Willson Contreras contrite over actions that drew 2-game suspension]]> Cubs manager Joe Maddon said catcher Willson Contreras plays "with his hair on fire" emotionally.

That fire came back to burn Contreras and the Cubs on Saturday when Major League Baseball suspended the 25-year-old for two games and also fined him for "inappropriate actions — which included the...

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https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5015142/cubs-willson-contreras-contrite-over-actions-that-drew-2-game-suspension 5015142 Sat, 16 Sep 2017 21:00:02 EDT Chicago Tribune https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5015142/cubs-willson-contreras-contrite-over-actions-that-drew-2-game-suspension
<![CDATA[MLB suspends Willson Contreras for two games after ejection; appeal filed]]> Willson Contreras is facing a two-game suspension from Major League Baseball for his actions Friday at Wrigley Field.Contreras filed an appeal and he is in]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5014998/mlb-suspends-willson-contreras-for-two-games-after-ejection-appeal-filed 5014998 Sat, 16 Sep 2017 18:49:01 EDT CSN Chicago https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5014998/mlb-suspends-willson-contreras-for-two-games-after-ejection-appeal-filed <![CDATA[Cubs&apos; Willson Contreras suspended for two games after mask throw]]> Willson Contreras was suspended two games by MLB after his on-field tirade Friday.        ]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5014933/cubsampapos-willson-contreras-suspended-for-two-games-after-mask-throw 5014933 Sat, 16 Sep 2017 17:35:01 EDT Arizona Republic https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5014933/cubsampapos-willson-contreras-suspended-for-two-games-after-mask-throw <![CDATA[Earns two-game suspension]]> Contreras has been suspended two games after he bounced his face mask Friday and it hit home plate umpire Jordan Baker on the leg, but he is appealing, Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Until a ruling on the appeal is handed down, Contreras will remain eligible to play. He's in the lineup Saturday, catching and batting cleanup against right-hander Michael Wacha. Contreras has homered twice in four career at-bats against Wacha.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5014909/earns-two-game-suspension 5014909 Sat, 16 Sep 2017 17:07:11 EDT RotoWire https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5014909/earns-two-game-suspension
<![CDATA[Cubs' Contreras suspended two games]]> Willson Contreras has received a two-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for his inappropriate actions -- which included the throwing of his mask, which contacted Umpire Jordan Baker -- in the top of the fifth inning of Friday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field.]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5014739/cubs-contreras-suspended-two-games 5014739 Sat, 16 Sep 2017 13:56:01 EDT Official Chicago Cubs https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5014739/cubs-contreras-suspended-two-games <![CDATA[Willson Contreras has been handed a two-game suspension for]]> Willson Contreras has been handed a two-game suspension for his actions during Friday's game against the Cardinals. Contreras was ejected from Friday's game for arguing with home plate umpire Jordan baker and at one point slammed his catcher's mask down on the ground and it inadvertently hit Baker. [...]]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5014733/willson-contreras-has-been-handed-a-two-game-suspension-for 5014733 Sat, 16 Sep 2017 13:42:07 EDT rotoworld.com https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5014733/willson-contreras-has-been-handed-a-two-game-suspension-for <![CDATA[Suspended two games, but appealing]]> Contreras has been suspended two games after he bounced his face mask Friday and it hit home plate umpire Jordan Baker on the leg, but he is appealing, Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Until a ruling on the appeal is handed down, Contreras will remain eligible to play for Chicago. He's in the lineup Saturday, catching and batting cleanup against right-hander Michael Wacha. Contreras has homered twice in four career at-bats against Wacha.

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<![CDATA[Willson Contreras on ejection vs. Cardinals: 'I couldn't control my emotions']]> Cubs catcher Willson Contreras discusses his ejection from the 8-2 win over the Cardinals on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)

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https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5014244/willson-contreras-on-ejection-vs-cardinals-i-couldnt-control-my-emotions 5014244 Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:28:02 EDT Chicago Tribune https://www.fantasysp.com/player/mlb/Willson_Contreras/5014244/willson-contreras-on-ejection-vs-cardinals-i-couldnt-control-my-emotions