It seemed like five games for Manny Machado throwing a bat at a dude was a bit light. He appealed anyway. Major League Baseball wasn’t budging:
Major League Baseball has upheld Manny Machado’s 5-game suspension. He will begin serving the suspension tonight.
— Roch Kubatko (@masnRoch) June 30, 2014
His hearing was last week. It apparently took two hours. I have no idea how one can argue about a bat being thrown for two hours, but there we are.