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MILWAUKEE (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt was suspended one game for his role in a bench-clearing fracas in Milwaukee, and was set to miss the nightcap of Wednesday’s doubleheader against the Brewers.

Major League Baseball announced the penalty about 35 minutes before the Cardinals and Brewers met in the opener at Miller Park.

Shildt was suspended and fined an undisclosed amount “for actions that contributed to inciting the benches-clearing incident” in the fifth inning of an 18-3 loss to Milwaukee on Tuesday night.

The Cardinals and Brewers, both under .500 but competing for spots in the expanded playoff field, tangled with Milwaukee leading 13-2.

Shildt and Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell were ejected, soon after Brewers star Ryan Braun was awarded first base on a rare catcher’s interference call against Yadier Molina.

Shildt came off the bench to examine Molina’s left arm, then he and the All-Star catcher approached the Milwaukee dugout and exchanged words with Brewers players. Players from both teams’ dugouts and bullpens massed in front of the Milwaukee bench.

“I go to check on him and make sure he’s OK and hear something out of the (Brewers) dugout,” Shildt said after the game. “We don’t start things, but we’re not going to take it. Heard something I didn’t appreciate. I will always have our players’ backs.”

Said Counsell: “Apparently there was a little miscommunication between (Shildt) and our dugout, him and me, I should say, him and me.”

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The UK government has refused to grant refunds or extensions to people who have train cards they cannot use as a result of the corona virus infection.

Plan to offer about one-third discount Travel, Available to a wide range of groups across the UK, including senior citizens, 16 to 25 year olds, families and people with disabilities. It operates in England, Scotland and Wales, but not in Northern Ireland.

The Guardian is stunned by the money Letters from readers – including shielded seniors – are asking why they are not entitled to a refund or card extensions for disposable cards.

Most cards cost passengers 30 a year, or $ 150 million to repay 5.1 million customers.

The Rail Delivery Committee manages the Railcard program, and a spokesman said: “After careful consideration, the government has assured us that the Railcards will not be refunded and will not be extended. We understand that this decision may not be the message our customers expect.

“Returning or extending railcards to more than 5.1 million customers will come at a significant cost to taxpayers, at a time when the country needs to focus on maintaining train services to recover from the epidemic.”

It has provided answers to the questions of the holders Here.

Anthony Smith, chief executive of the Independent Monitoring Committee Transportation Focus, said: “Passengers have purchased railcards in good faith, and we offer discounts on renewals to make up for the time we have been encouraged not to travel with or disappointed by the decision not to travel with them.

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“While the government continues to provide high-level support to ensure that the daily railways continue to operate, it is a pity that it has not been able to provide some recession on this issue to encourage people to travel by rail again.”

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