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Arenado begins serving 5-game suspension on Saturday

By: The Associated Press
April 14, 2018 Updated: April 14, 2018 at 11:45 am
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Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado, front right, is restrained by Carlos Gonzalez, center, as Gerrardo Parra, left, keeps an eye on the San Diego Padres dugout after Arenado rushed the mound following getting hit by a pitch from Padres starting pitcher Luis Perdomo in the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

WASHINGTON — Colorado third baseman Nolan Arenado has dropped his appeal and immediately will begin serving his five-game suspension from Major League Baseball in Washington for his part in Wednesday's brawl with San Diego.

A team spokesman confirmed Saturday that Arenado would begin the suspension.

Arenado charged the mound after Padres pitcher Luis Perdomo threw a pitch behind his back during the Rockies' 6-4 victory.

Ryan McMahon replaced Arenado in the lineup at third base Saturday.

Rockies outfielder Gerrado Parra is still appealing his four-game suspension and is in the lineup on Saturday, batting second.

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