“HE’S A WONDERFUL YOUNG MAN. HE IS EMOTIONAL. WE’RE ALL WORKING TO HELP HIM CURB THAT A BIT, BUT YOU DON’T WANT TO TAKE IT ALL AWAY. THAT’S A BIG PART OF WHY HE’S SO GOOD.”
Cubs manager Joe Maddon on catcher Willson Contreras, who was suspended two games for throwing his mask on the ground (it bounced and hit home plate umpire Jordan Baker) after he was ejected on Friday for arguing a call with Baker. Contreras, who apologized, appealed the suspension and was in the lineup Saturday against the Cardinals.