New York Yankees pitcher Domingo Herrmann (31) was eventually suspended from play.
According to ESPN, an American sports channel on the 18th (Korean time), the Major League (MLB) secretariat suspended Hermann for 10 games and fined him for violating the rules related to foreign substances a few days ago. Hermann started against the Toronto Blue Jays on the 17th and was suddenly ejected after blocking three innings with no hits. At the time, referee James Hoy revealed that Hermann’s hands were covered with a substance that was stickier than rosin.
“It was the stickiest hand I’ve ever felt. It was hard to get my fingers off his palm,” Hoi said. Hermann denied the allegation, saying that he had nothing on his hands other than rosin, but it is known that he will accept the disciplinary action without appealing. If the disciplinary action begins, it is expected that he will be able to return at the end of May.
The fans’ confidence has gone downhill. Hermann appeared in 5 games during the month of April, and was sluggish with an average ERA of 5.54 with 2 wins and 2 losses. However, he was 180 degrees different with a monthly average ERA of 1.64 in May. Doubts are amplifying whether it was the use of foreign substances in the background of his sexual enhancement.
Hermann became the fourth pitcher to receive a related discipline since June 2021, when the crackdown on illegal pitching was strengthened. Previously, Hector Santiago in June 2021, Caleb Smith in August 2021, and Max Scherzer (New York Mets) were hit with a mace in April. Scherzer is similar to Hermann’s case. The player explained that it was rosin and sweat, but the referee did not accept it.
At the time, umpire Dan Bellino said,안전놀이터 “Going back to the last three seasons that I checked my hands, this one was the most sticky. When I touched my hands, my fingers stuck to my hands.” doubted The MLB Secretariat issued a 10-game suspension and an undisclosed fine to Scherzer.
Hermann is a pitcher in his 6th year in the big leagues this year. His career record was 28-24 with a 4.31 earned run average. He is 2-3 with a 3.75 earned run average in 9 appearances this season.