Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was involved in a fight and ejected during Thursday's game against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park. Bleacher Report adds Sanchez had a role in kicking off this feud, as Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer beamed him after he jacked a homer off the Tigers pitcher in the fourth inning.
Yankees pitcher Tommy Kahnle was the first player tossed after throwing behind Cabrera. Kahnle was immediately ejected, while a protesting Joe Girardi was also tossed.
Aroldis Chapman was brought into the game but as he was warming up, Cabrera and catcher Austin Romine had some words for each other. Soon afterwards, Cabrera got in the face of Romine before shoving him and proceeding to throw punches.
MLB.com's Jason Beck lays out what happened between Cabrera and Austin Romine, brother of Tigers utilityman Andrew Romine.
Yankees reliever David Robertson then hit John Hicks in the hand with a pitch, but was not ejected.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has received a one-game suspension for the intentional actions of Wilson while warnings were in place.
Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was unhappy about the suspensions, and lack thereof, handed down after Detroit's brawl with the New York Yankees on Thursday. Iglesias finished 3-for-3 with a walk and four RBI, while James McCann and Justin Upton hit solo homers for the Tigers, who avoided a three-game sweep.
Last season, Major League Baseball gave Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor an eight-game suspension and Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista a one-game ban following a fracas in which Odor punched Bautista.
The Yankees ultimately lost the game 10-6.
The team announced that Miller, who is on the disabled list for the second time this month with tendinitis in the knee, will be shut down from throwing for five to seven days.
NOTES: Detroit DH Victor Martinez got the day off. Martinez had just three hits in 17 at-bats (.176) during the homestand.