Tigers pitcher suspended six games

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Tuesday July 2, 2013

TORONTO (AP) -- Major League Baseball has suspended Rick Porcello of the Detroit Tigers for six games for hitting Tampa Bay's Ben Zobrist with a pitch.

The decision was announced Tuesday before the Tigers played at Toronto.

Porcello threw high and inside, hitting Zobrist in the first inning of Sunday's game against the Rays.

He is 4-6 with a 5.21 ERA this season.

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