Bryce Harper suspended one game after cursing at umpire
Washington Nationals rightfielder Bryce Harper has been suspended one game for his actions at the end of Monday’s game against the Tigers, MLB announced Wednesday.
Harper was ejected from the game in the ninth inning for arguing balls and strikes while in the dugout. After the Nationals won on a walk-off home run, Harper went onto the field, pointing at home plate umpire Brian Knight and cursing at him.
Harper was also fined an undisclosed amount for the incident. The MLB announced he will appeal the suspension.
In 33 games this season, Harper is hitting .252 with 10 home runs and 27 RBI.