Farnsworth hit with 3-game suspension for inside pitch on Manny

Updated: April 20, 2008, 8:56 AM ET
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BALTIMORE -- New York Yankees reliever Kyle Farnsworth was suspended for three games and fined Saturday for throwing a fastball behind the neck of Boston slugger Manny Ramirez earlier in the week.

Farnsworth said he was "shocked" by the decision and would appeal the penalty, which was to start Saturday night against Baltimore. He will be eligible to pitch until a hearing is held.

"I can't agree," he said. "We will appeal, and then we'll go from there."

Ramirez said Saturday ...

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