Houston Astros’ Bryan Abreu available to pitch for Game 7 tonight; suspension upheld

HOUSTON, TEXAS - OCTOBER 22: Bryan Abreu #52 of the Houston Astros throws a pitch against the Texas Rangers during the eighth inning in Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park on October 22, 2023 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) (Bob Levey, 2023 Getty Images)

Astros’ reliever Bryan Abreu will be available to pitch for Game 7 on Monday night and his suspension would be upheld until the 2024 season, MLB confirmed.

Abreu’s two-game suspension, which was handed to him following the events during ALCS Game 5, won’t be in effect until the start of the 2024 regular season.

Sources told KPRC 2′s Ari Alexander that Abreu’s fine was also reduced to $2,500. However, it was unknown how much he was originally fined.


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