Tag:Andy Mota
Posted on: September 22, 2011 2:26 pm

Report: Marlins place closer on restricted list

Leo NunezBy C. Trent Rosecrans

Marlins closer Leo Nunez has been suspended and placed on the restricted list, the Miami Herald reported.

"I can't yet comment," Nunez's agent, Andy Mota, told the newspaper. "This is very recent. I don't want to say anything at all."

According to the report, Nunez is on his way back to his native Dominican Republic while the team traveled to Milwaukee.

Nunez, 28, has 36 saves in 68 appearances for the Marlins with a 4.06 ERA. He is arbitration eligible after the season and will be a free agent after next. He earned $3.65 million this season.

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