Houston Astros outfielder Michael Bourn has been suspended for two games and fined an undisclosed amount for his aggressive actions, including making contact with Umpire Alfonso Marquez, during the bottom of the ninth inning of his Club's Saturday, May 8th game against the San Diego Padres at Minute Maid Park. Bob Watson, Vice President of On-Field Operations for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.
Unless appealed, Bourn is scheduled to serve his suspension during the Astros' games tonight and tomorrow night (Wednesday) against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. If appealed, his suspension will be held in abeyance until the process is complete.
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