Yuli Gurriel suspended five games in 2018, won’t miss World Series — Sportsnet.ca

Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel has been suspended five games for his racist gesture aimed towards Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish during Game 3 of the World Series on Friday. The suspension will be enforced at the beginning of the 2018 MLB season, which means Gurriel will be allowed to play out the…

via Yuli Gurriel suspended five games in 2018, won’t miss World Series — Sportsnet.ca

I like the suspension. But why wait until 2018? Is the World Series bigger than a code of conduct and respect? Is it the wrong stage to teach Gurriel, and everyone adult and child watching, a lesson that this is 2017 and despite the US presidential acts to roll back the clock on American culture by oh say, 50 years, is it not time to end this racist nonsense?

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