St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jonathan Sanchez
received a six-game suspension and an undisclosed fine from Major League
Baseball on Saturday.
Sanchez intentionally threw at St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Allen Craig
in the first inning of Friday's 9-1 loss. The suspension was scheduled to
begin Saturday, but Sanchez elected to file an appeal.
The 30-year-old is 0-3 with a 12.71 earned run average in four starts this
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