Anderson Suspension Ugly Moment for MLB

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Major League Baseball found itself in another extremely thorny and complex cultural situation last week following their decision to suspend White Sox infielder Tim Anderson for one game in the wake of a near brawl between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals. The initial story that got released was  Anderson’s bat flip following his home run caused a scuffle which escalated into something worse, and the actions of Anderson and White Sox manager Rick Renteria were partly responsible.  Royals pitcher Brad Keller hit Anderson on his next at-bat, and tensions quickly erupted. When news was...