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Wigginton to appeal suspension, fine

Updated: July 23, 2010, 7:17 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- Baltimore Orioles first baseman Ty Wigginton received a three-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for "making contact" with an umpire during an argument in Thursday night's game against the Minnesota Twins.

Wigginton says he will appeal the ruling, which was rendered by Major League Baseball on Friday.

"The way I look at it, I got thrown out of the game," Wigginton said. "They chose to suspend me and now I have the right to appeal."

The punishment stems from ...

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