Reds reliever Amir Garrett reacts after getting the final out of the eighth inning against the Cubs on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at Great American Ball Park.
Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer
Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

Reds reliever Garrett to begin serving suspension Monday

He stared benches-clearing incident with Pirates on July 30

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Garrett was one of six players suspended after a brawl with the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 30. Garrett started the benches-clearing incident by charging the Pirates dugout. He appealed the suspension.

The loss of Garrett means the Reds will be without their top reliever for an eight game stretch that also includes a four-game home series against the St. Louis Cardinals and one game at home against the San Diego Padres. He has a team-best 2.74 ERA in 52 appearances.

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Both managers, David Bell and Clint Hurdle, were also suspended. Bell finished his six-game suspension last week.

Reliever Jared Hughes also finished serving his three-game suspension last weekend.

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