In less than a week, two pitchers have gotten caught by the long arm of
The latest suspension was handed down Monday to
Matusz was ejected in the 12th inning after umpire Paul Emmel found a sticky substance on Matusz's arm. Emmel made the decision after Marlins Manager Dan Jennings addressed the issue with home plate umpire Jordan Baker.
"I went out there and told the pitcher I was going to touch his right forearm," Emmel said. "That's where he was touching before he went to the ball. I detected a foreign substance, so the pitcher was ejected."
The Orioles said Matusz is appealing the decision, meaning he'll be able to pitch until a ruling on the appeal is made.