Mets' Lo Duca suspended, fined for epic tirade

Updated: June 25, 2007, 11:09 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Mets catcher Paul Lo Duca was suspended for two games and fined $2,000 on Monday following a weekend tantrum aimed at umpire Marvin Hudson.

Lo Duca appealed the penalty and cannot be disciplined until after a hearing is held. He started Monday against St. Louis and went 0-for-4.

"Hopefully, I can get it down to one game," he said. "I expected a suspension. Maybe not two days."

Lo Duca said it was the first suspension of his career. He said he wasn't ...

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