Mike Rizzo, Ivan Rodriguez penalized

Updated: May 23, 2011, 11:43 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo and catcher Ivan Rodriguez were penalized by Major League Baseball on Monday for verbally confronting umpires in a stadium tunnel after a disputed call last week.

Rodriguez was fined an undisclosed amount, MLB spokesman Pat Courtney said. Courtney confirmed Rizzo was disciplined, but provided no specifics.

In general, penalties for non-uniformed personnel involve fines.

"No comment on that," Rodriguez said when asked ...

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