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Sexson issued 6-game suspension for charging mound Thursday

Updated: May 10, 2008, 1:42 AM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- Seattle slugger Richie Sexson was suspended for six games and fined Friday by Major League Baseball after charging the mound and throwing his helmet at a Texas pitcher the previous night.

Bob Watson, baseball's vice president in charge of discipline, cited Sexson for "violent and aggressive actions."

Sexson asked the players' association to appeal, and any suspension will be delayed until after a hearing.

Sexson was in the starting lineup at first base and batting ...

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