Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Antonio Alfonseca has been suspended for four games and fined an undisclosed amount for intentionally throwing a pitch at Todd Helton of the Colorado Rockies in the top of the seventh inning of last night's game at Citizens Bank Park. Bob Watson, Vice President of On-Field Operations for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.
Alfonseca has filed an appeal. Thus, his suspension will be held in abeyance until the process is complete.
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