Manager Jerry Manuel and outfielder Carlos Beltran of the New York Mets have received undisclosed fines for their conduct during the bottom of the fourth inning of their Club's game against the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday at Shea Stadium. Manuel was fined for his aggressive conduct and Beltran was fined for arguing balls and strikes. Bob Watson, Vice President of On-Field Operations for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.
In addition, Major League Baseball announced today that Umpire Brian Runge has been suspended for one game for his conduct, which included making contact with Manuel, during the incident. Runge's suspension will be served immediately. Mike Port, Vice President of Umpiring for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.
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