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Tommy Pham Has Been Suspended for Slapping Joc Pederson, Video of the Slap Has Surfaced

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SJ - May 28, 2022

Reds outfielder Tommy Pham slapped Giants outfielder Joc Pederson in the face during batting practice prior to Friday night's game.  The dispute was over fantasy football.  Pham was pulled from the lineup and then suspended for three games on Saturday.

Pham had this to say about the incident after being handed down the suspension, "I slapped Joc.  He said some shit I don't condone.  I had to address it."

Pham also claims Pederson made some disrespectful comments in the league's group chat about his former team the San Diego Padres.

The Reds outfielder added there was "too much money on the line" and "he was messing with my money.  I'm a big dog in Vegas.  I'm a high roller at many casinos."

To add to the entertainment of two professional baseball players getting into it over fantasy football rules a video of the incident has surfaced.  It shows a brief verbal exchange between Pham and Pederson and then a slap upside Pederson's head.

Call me a conspiracy theorist if you want, but I'm really starting to think there's something in the water or food or both.  People have absolutely lost their minds.

 

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