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Blue Jays Coach Guillermo Martínez Suspended 5 Games

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    October 30, 2022 8:16 PM MDT


    Blue Jays hitting coach Guillermo Martínez has been suspended five games for contacting umpire Doug Eddings ahead of Wednesdays game in Chicago, the league announced.Martínez was ejected prior to Wednesday game in Chicago and will receive an undisclosed fine and suspension scheduled to begin Friday in Milwaukee https://www.shopteambluejays.com/136-Tom_Henke_Jersey.The hitting coach ejection came a night after Toronto pitching coach, Pete Walker, was tossed from the game for arguing balls and strikes with home plate umpire Doug Eddings. Per Umpire Auditor on Twitter, Eddings missed a season high 29 calls in Toronto extra-innings loss on Tuesday. Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo briefly discussed the umpiring after Tuesday game.Scroll to Continue5 Takeaways From Ross Atkins Offseason Blue Jays Press ConferenceBaseball Sucks Sometimes: Blue Jays 2022 Season Ends With Wild Card LossRobbie Ray Ready for Toronto Return Kelvim Escobar Jersey, Wild Card StartYou guys saw it so Im not going to say much about it, Montoyo told the media.Our guys did a good job staying in the game.A video of Martínez pre-game altercation from Tuesday can be found below:Martínez five-game suspension will span Toronto weekend series against the Brewers and the start of a home set against the Red Sox. The Blue Jays travel to Milwaukee having lost two series in a row against Chicago and New York.