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 Posted: Tue Apr 25th, 2017 04:30 am
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Boston Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes has been suspended four games for throwing at Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado's head Sunday, MLB announced Monday.

Barnes, who also received an undisclosed fine, will appeal the suspension.

In what appeared to be retaliation for Machado's spiking of Dustin Pedroia on Friday, Barnes threw a 90-mph pitch that narrowly missed Machado's head, instead connecting with the Orioles superstar's bat.

Barnes was immediately ejected from the game, while Machado appeared to immediately blame Pedroia for the incident. The Red Sox veteran, though, was adamant he had nothing to do with the play.

"I just told him I didn't have anything to do with that," Pedroia said after Sunday's game. "That's not how you do that, man."