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Yankees' Hawkins suspended for high pitch in loss to O's

Updated: May 22, 2008, 5:29 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

New York Yankees reliever LaTroy Hawkins has been suspended three games for throwing an inside, head-high pitch to Baltimore Orioles left fielder Luke Scott, Major League Baseball announced Thursday.

Hawkins, who was also fined an undisclosed amount, will appeal, MLB said. The New York Daily News first reported that Hawkins would be suspended.

The penalty had been set to begin Thursday, when the Yankees hosted the Orioles.

Hawkins threw high and inside to ...

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