Yasiel Puig was suspended one game and fined by Major League Baseball for his obscene gesture to Cleveland Indians fans during a game at Progressive Field on Tuesday.
Puig, the Los Angeles Dodgers' occasionally mercurial outfielder, appealed the suspension and is expected to play tonight.
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Puig flashed the gesture with both hands after hitting a home run, and later confirmed it was in response to heckling Indians fans.
"I reacted that way, and stooped to their level," Puig told reporters after the Dodgers' victory.