Todd Frazier

HR Derby champ Todd Frazier suspended for remainder of season

Todd Frazier, mere moments before he was stripped of his title belt (Photo Credit: USA Today)

Todd Frazier, mere moments before he was stripped of his title belt (Photo Credit: USA Today)

Cincinnati, Ohio – In a shocking announcement this morning, first year Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced All-Star third basemen Todd Frazier of the Cincinnati Reds would be suspended for the remaining 86 games of the season.

Frazier was reportedly suspended for his part in the home run derby scandal, Manfred said. After checking his Twitter feed and re-watching the derby this morning, the new MLB commissioner noticed Frazier’s pitcher released several pitches before his previous hits landed on the ground, a clear violation of derby rules.

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