The Yankees and MLB will prevent the fan from attending any MLB stadium for life, the team said in a statement, according to NJ.com’s Brendan Kuty.
“While the Yankees appreciate the spirit and passion of our fans in our various rivalries, especially with the Red Sox, reckless, disorderly and dangerous behavior that endangers the safety of players, field staff or others fans will not be tolerated, ”the statement read. “There’s absolutely no room for that at Yankee Stadium. The safety of everyone at Yankee Stadium, including guests in the stands and players on the pitch, will always be the top priority for the Yankees organization whenever we open our doors. “DAILY COVERAGE: Can teams really ban fans from attending games?
The incident happened just before the end of the sixth round. Verdugo responded angrily as his teammates, referees and stadium workers conversed in the outfield before the entire Red Sox defense left the pitch and returned to the dugout. Verdugo was understandably upset with the event after the game and said he was grateful that no one was injured. “At the end of the day, people have to understand that we are people too,” Verdugo said. “We do the same things you do, we feel the same as you, but playing baseball is our job. This is our job. I just feel like the fans are wrong on this one. “
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