Kansas City Royals pitcher Brad Keller has been suspended for five games by Major League Baseball, which concluded he intentionally threw a pitch that hit Tim Anderson of the Chicago White Sox this week.

Anderson was suspended one game for his actions after benches cleared, and Chicago manager Rick Renteria was suspended for one game for aggressive actions. All three were fined Friday by Chief Baseball Officer Joe Torre.

Renteria was to serve his suspension during Friday night’s game at Detroit. Keller and Anderson may appeal their discipline.

Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) is restrained by Jose Abreu after he was hit by a pitch from the Kansas City Royals, as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Chicago White Sox’s Tim Anderson (7) is restrained by Jose Abreu after he was hit by a pitch from the Kansas City Royals, as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Anderson spiked his bat following a two-run homer Wednesday, and Keller hit him in the buttocks with his first pitch leading off the sixth.

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Kansas City Royals bench coach Dale Sveum (46) and Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria shove each other as benches clear after Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson was hit by a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Kansas City Royals bench coach Dale Sveum (46) and Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria shove each other as benches clear after Chicago White Sox’s Tim Anderson was hit by a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Kansas City Royals bench coach Dale Sveum, left, and Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria shove each other as benches clear after Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson was hit by a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Kansas City Royals bench coach Dale Sveum, left, and Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria shove each other as benches clear after Chicago White Sox’s Tim Anderson was hit by a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)