Rockies Masset suspended, Braves Carpenter fined
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After being ejected from the game for hitting Atlanta Braves' Evan Gattis with a pitch, Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Nick Masset, front, hands the ball to third base umpire Paul Emmel in the ninth inning of the Rockies' 10-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Thursday, June 12, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
After being ejected from the game for hitting Atlanta Braves' Evan Gattis with a pitch, Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Nick Masset, front, hands the ball to third base umpire Paul Emmel in the ninth inning of the Rockies' 10-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Thursday, June 12, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, left, helps catcher Gerald Laird, center, off the field with trainer Jeff Porter as relief pitcher David Carpenter looks on against the Colorado Rockies in the eighth inning of the Rockies' 10-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Thursday, June 12, 2014. Laird was hit in the face by rockies batter Corey Dickerson as he was swinging at a pitch. The play acted as a catalyst for the ejection of Rockies' manager Walt Weiss after Dickerson was hit by a pitch when action resumed. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, left, helps catcher Gerald Laird, center, off the field with trainer Jeff Porter as relief pitcher David Carpenter looks on against the Colorado Rockies in the eighth inning of the Rockies' 10-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Thursday, June 12, 2014. Laird was hit in the face by rockies batter Corey Dickerson as he was swinging at a pitch. The play acted as a catalyst for the ejection of Rockies' manager Walt Weiss after Dickerson was hit by a pitch when action resumed. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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Colorado Rockies' Corey Dickerson, left, is restrained by home plate umpire Jordan Baker as he walks Dickerson down the first-base line after he was hit by a pitch thrown by Atlanta Braves relief pitcher David Carpenter in the eighth inning of the Rockies' 10-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Thursday, June 12, 2014. Braves catcher Evan Gattis, right, looks on. Rockies manager Walt Weiss was ejected for arguing over Dickerson being hit by the pitch. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Colorado Rockies' Corey Dickerson, left, is restrained by home plate umpire Jordan Baker as he walks Dickerson down the first-base line after he was hit by a pitch thrown by Atlanta Braves relief pitcher David Carpenter in the eighth inning of the Rockies' 10-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Thursday, June 12, 2014. Braves catcher Evan Gattis, right, looks on. Rockies manager Walt Weiss was ejected for arguing over Dickerson being hit by the pitch. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Rockies pitcher Nick Masset has been suspended three games and fined for throwing a pitch at Braves catcher Evan Gattis on Thursday.

Braves reliever David Carpenter was also fined for throwing at Rockies outfielder Corey Dickerson in the same game, which featured several ejections, including Colorado manager Walt Weiss.

Masset's suspension is set to begin Tuesday night unless the reliever appeals it. The amount of the fines was not disclosed.



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