White Sox reliever Cordero gets 3-game ban for hitting Cubs' Contreras
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MLB has suspended Chicago White Sox right-hander Jimmy Cordero for three games and fined him an undisclosed amount for intentionally hitting Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras with a pitch during Friday's contest, according to Scott Merkin of MLB.com.

The White Sox do not believe the suspension will affect Cordero's status for the start of the playoffs, reports James Fegan of The Athletic.

The 28-year-old reliever will also appeal the ban, according to Merkin.

Home plate umpire Dan Bellino ejected Cordero in the seventh inning for hitting Contreras following his wild bat flip after a mammoth home run off Dylan Cease in the third frame.

Contreras said postgame he had "zero regrets" about the incident.

White Sox manager Rick Renteria received a one-game ban and a fine as a result of Cordero's actions, Merkin added. Renteria will serve his suspension Saturday.

MLB also fined White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper an undisclosed amount.

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