Nyjer Morgan suspended seven games

Updated: August 25, 2010, 11:35 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals outfielder Nyjer Morgan has been given a seven-game suspension for deliberately throwing a baseball into the stands and hitting a fan during a game last weekend.

Morgan has appealed the penalty that Major League Baseball imposed Wednesday. He will be able to play until the appeal process is complete.

Morgan also was fined an undisclosed amount. The incident occurred in the middle of the ninth inning last Saturday in Washington's win at Philadelphia.

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