Bryce Harper was fined and suspended one game Wednesday by Major League Baseball for his behavior following his ejection Monday night from the Nationals’ dugout during the ninth inning of a 5-4 victory over the visiting Detroit Tigers. After pinch hitter Clint Robinson hit a walkoff homer for the Nationals, Harper emerged from the dugout to celebrate and angrily cursed and pointed at home plate umpire Brian Knight.
Bryce Harper, who was also fined for his on-field actions after being ejected in the ninth inning Monday, is appealing the suspension.
May 11 (The Sports Xchange) - Major League Baseball suspended Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper for one game and fined him an undisclosed amount after his run-in with home-plate umpire Brian Knight during the ninth inning of Monday night's 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers in Washington.
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Because Harper is appealing the suspension, he is eligible to play Wednesday's game.
Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper, the reigning National League Most Valuable Player, was suspended for one game and fined Wednesday by Major League Baseball for his behavior following a recent ejection.
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Bryce Harper has been suspended one game for his ninth-inning ejection Monday night against the Tigers.
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