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MLB reacts to Joe Kelly's 8-game suspension

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Major League Baseball dropped the hammer on Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Joe Kelly by suspending him for eight games after he threw close to the heads of Houston Astros infielders Carlos Correa and Alex Bregman on Tuesday.

The ban is the equivalent of a 22-game suspension in a normal 162-game schedule. Here is how some current and former MLB players have reacted to the news.

Marcus Stroman, Mets

Mike Clevinger, Indians

Phil Hughes, longtime Yankees/Twins hurler

Keynan Middleton, Angels

Jered Weaver, longtime Angels starter

Jimmy Nelson, Dodgers

Sam Tuivailala, free agent

Cody Decker, former Padres infielder

And finally, Angels manager Joe Maddon elected not to wade into the discussion despite being asked.

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