June 5th, 2009: New York Yankees’ A.J. Burnett suspended six games for pitch
Cruz had homered earlier, and plate umpire Doug Eddings warned both teams after Burnett’s pitch sailed past Cruz.
August 1st, 2009: Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Garza fined for hitting Mark Teixeira
Garza hit Teixeira in the fifth inning Wednesday night, then said he did it because he’s tired of opposing pitchers throwing at Rays All-Star Evan Longoria.
This is not consistent.