Major League Baseball announced suspensions following the New York Yankees-Tampa Bay Rays game on Thursday for incidents that occurred in the sixth inning.
Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has received a five-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch at Jesús Sucre of the Rays while warnings were in place in the bottom of the sixth.
After Sabathia's pitch at Sucre, he was ejected in the sixth,The Yankees veteran pitcher has elected to appeal.
Both suspensions, if upheld, are to be served at the beginning of the 2019 season. That means the suspension will not affect Sabathia's availability for the postseason.