Baseball null null dropped the hammer on those most involved in Sunday's bench-clearing brawl between the Pirates and Reds.Pirates starter Chris Archer has been suspended five games and handed an undisclosed fine for inciting the brawl by thr
owing a pitch at Derek Dietrich, while Reds outfielder Yasiel Puig was issued a two-game suspension and given an undisclosed fine for throwing punches during the fracas. MORE: Watch 'ChangeUp,' a new live whiparound show on DAZNReds manager David Bell received a one-game suspension and a fine for his aggressive actions during the fight. All suspensions are effective as of Tuesday, with Bell serving his suspension against the the Marlins.Tempers flared at the top of the fourth inning, when Archer's errant throw to Dietrich went behind him. That caused Bell to storm out of the dugout, prompting the benches to clear.Benches clear after Archer throws behind Dietrich the next AB and Yasiel Puig goes after Archer pic.twitter.com/7N0OnunH7U— Starting 9 (@Starting9) April 7, 2019In Dietrich's previous at-bat, his two-run homer in the second inning rubbed Archer the wrong way after he stood in the box and watched the ball go out of the park.The brawl caused Puig, Bell, Reds pitcher Amir Garrett and Pirates relievers Keone Kela and Felipe Vazquez to be ejected from the game.