Rockies’ Masset Suspended, Braves’ Carpenter Fined

NEW YORK (AP) – Rockies pitcher Nick Masset has been suspended three games and fined for throwing a pitch at Braves catcher Evan Gattis on Thursday.

Braves reliever David Carpenter was also fined for throwing at Rockies outfielder Corey Dickerson in the same game, which featured several ejections, including Colorado manager Walt Weiss.

Manager Walt Weiss of the Colorado Rockies walks out of the dugout after being ejected in the eighth inning of a game against the Atlanta Braves at Coors Field on June 12, 2014. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Manager Walt Weiss of the Colorado Rockies walks out of the dugout after being ejected in the eighth inning of a game against the Atlanta Braves at Coors Field on June 12, 2014. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Manager Walt Weiss of the Colorado Rockies demonstrates his frustration in the dugout by swinging a bat in the dugout in the eighth inning. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Manager Walt Weiss of the Colorado Rockies demonstrates his frustration in the dugout by swinging a bat in the dugout in the eighth inning. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Masset’s suspension is set to begin Tuesday night unless the reliever appeals it. The amount of the fines was not disclosed.

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