Frontier League suspends ValleyCats, Sussex County managers for two games

TROY – The Frontier League has suspended Tri-Metropolis ValleyCats supervisor Pete Incaviglia and Sussex County supervisor Bobby Jones two video games every for his or her altercation throughout Friday evening’s recreation, the ValleyCats stated Sunday.

Incaviglia and Jones sat out Sunday’s collection finale at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium and also will be suspended for subsequent Friday’s collection opener between the identical groups in Troy.

“It’s what it’s,” Incaviglia stated. “He received two. I received two. It is advantageous. Transfer on.”

Incaviglia stated he wasn’t clear on why the suspensions aren’t for back-to-back video games. The league is off Monday earlier than the ValleyCats start a four-game collection on the New Jersey Jackals on Tuesday, whereas the Miners go to the New York Boulders

“I did not argue with them,” Incaviglia stated. “I simply stated OK. It’s what it’s. Get it over with and transfer on.”

ValleyCats common supervisor Matt Callahan stated he received an e-mail from the league informing him of the suspensions. A Frontier League official confirmed the suspensions however did not say why the 2 video games are non-consecutive.

ValleyCats bench coach Thomas Incaviglia, who’s Pete’s nephew, and pitching coach Joe Gannon ran the crew in Sunday’s 4-3 win whereas Incaviglia watched on-line from his clubhouse workplace. League guidelines prohibit a suspended supervisor from contacting his crew within the dugout through the recreation.

Incaviglia stated Jones needed to be separated within the eighth inning Friday evening as each benches and bullpens cleared. After the sport, Incaviglia accused Jones of stealing indicators from the third-base coach’s field and stated Jones swore at him after Incaviglia visited the mound to warn his pitcher and catcher.

Jones has declined interview requests because the incident.

It is Incaviglia’s first suspension with the ValleyCats, although he stated he has been suspended beforehand in his independent-league managerial profession within the Atlantic League and American Affiliation.

“Oh yeah,” Incaviglia stated with fun. “That Italian (heritage), it is like somewhat curse. You have to maintain it below wraps. You have to maintain that keenness at bay typically.”

Friday evening was Italian-American evening at Bruno Stadium.

“I ought to have gotten a move on that, man,” he joked.


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