MLB suspends Tigers RHP Rick Porcello for 6 games - 14 News, WFIE, Evansville, Henderson, Owensboro

MLB suspends Tigers RHP Rick Porcello for 6 games

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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.

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