Alfonseca out seven games; Alou fined

Updated: September 7, 2003, 1:54 PM ET
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Got a beef with an umpire? Major League Baseball will have a gift for you:

A suspension or a fine. Or maybe both.

The league office made several disciplinary moves Friday, all related to altercations with umpires.

Chicago Cubs reliever Antonio Alfonseca was suspended for seven games, bullpen coach Juan Lopez was suspended for one game and outfielder Moises Alou was fined Friday for their run-in with umpire Justin Klemm earlier this week. Alfonseca appealed, and can continue to ...

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