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Brian Matusz suspended eight games, will appeal ruling
Brian Matusz suspended eight games, will appeal ruling

Brian Matusz has been suspended eight games by Major League Baseball for Saturday’s 12th-inning incident in Miami in which he was ejected for having a “foreign substance” on his right forearm. Matusz, who had never been ejected before in his professional career, is appealing the suspension and will be able to play with the Orioles until a hearing is held. The announcement was made by Joe Garagiola Jr., MLB’s senior vice president of standards & on-field operations. One arbiter appointed by the commissioner’s office will make a determination on the appeal after both sides present their cases. A hearing date for Matusz has not been announced. ...

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