DETROIT - 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.
You can view a video of the pitch here.
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