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Note: After this story was published, Major League Baseball announced that Yuli Gurriel would serve a 5-game suspension in 2018 for his actions last night. After hitting a home run off of Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish, who is part Japanese, Gurriel returned to the dugout and used his fingers to pull back the corners of his eyes and mouthed "chinito", a typically derogatory Spanish term for Asians which means "little Chinese boy".
Darvish, who is of Japanese and Iranian descent, was also confronted about the gesture, telling the media it was "disrespectful".
"The two (games ban) that is the standard that had evolved over two or three situations was inadequate", Manfred said.
Manfred declined "to characterize the conversations with the union, beyond the notion that the union was supportive of the general proposition that this type of behavior was not appropriate in our game". If the Major League Baseball imposes no punishment on Gurriel for them, the implicit message will be that they are.
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"I feel like, of course, Houston has Asian fans and Japanese fans, and Asian fans live all over the place", Darvish said. He said, "I didn't mean to offend anybody in Japan".
"Yuli has always demonstrated respectful behaviour and is extremely remorseful for his actions".
Major League Baseball is reportedly looking to review the incident, multiple outlets reported.
Gurriel, a 33-year-old from Cuba, made the gesture shortly after homering to start Houston's four-run second inning.
Darvish said he was not angry with Gurriel.
Instead, he will be suspended the first five games of next season. He had no intention of offending anyone, but he recognises the perceived offensiveness of his actions.
Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow said in a written statement that Gurriel's forfeited salary will be donated "to the Astros Foundation and to a charity directly supporting diversity efforts". "But I was in Japan and I know they are offended by that".
His Astros have a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series against the Dodgers.
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