Backman suspended 3 games after ejection

Managers Almost Come To Blows (0:35)

In a heated confrontation, Buffalo's Wally Backman and Syracuse's Tony Beasley are both ejected after an argument regarding players tipping pitch locations. (0:35)

SAN DIEGO -- Buffalo manager Wally Backman has been suspended three games for his confrontation with Syracuse manager Tony Beasley over alleged sign stealing during Friday's Triple-A game.

The managers went toe-to-toe during an argument, and both were ejected. Beasley received a two-game suspension.

Hitting coach George Greer will manage the Bisons during Backman's suspension.