Morgan suspended seven games
Nationals center fielder Nyjer Morgan received a seven-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for his inappropriate actions, which included intentionally throwing a baseball into the stands, during the Nationals’ 8-1 victory over the Phillies. The thrown ball struck a fan in the crowd.
Morgan is appealing the suspension and is in the Nats’ lineup on Wednesday against the Cubs. Entering Wednesday’s action, Morgan was hitting .261 with 20 RBIs.