KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Royals pitcher Amir Garrett was handed a three-game suspensions and a fine for an incident involving a fan on the road against the Chicago White Sox on August 2.

Garrett’s suspension comes from an incident where he threw his drink on a White Sox fan who leaned over the dugout to yell at Garrett.

After the incident, Garrett apologized to the fan and sent a jersey to him and his son. He also issued a public apology on social media.

I owe the fan from last nights incident an apology. I realize my actions were uncalled for and that as players we are held to a higher standard and the chirping from fans is apart of todays game. I hope he can forigve me.

With that being said, I’m a human that makes mistakes. I will continue to grow and learn from any and all mistake I make and appreciate everyone’s support while doing so.

Again, I sincerely apologize to last nights fan and all fans who were around. This is a beautiful game that we share, as fans and as players. let’s continue to cherish our beautiful game together


Garrett is appealing the suspension that was set to begin on August 15, thus it will not begin until the appeal process is complete.