Ryan Dempster given five-game suspension

Clearly not pleased with A-Rod's return to Fenway Park, Boston pitcher Ryan Dempster threw a pair of balls at Rodriguez, connecting with the second. Irate that Dempsey didn't get tossed, Yankees manager Joe Girardi charged home plate umpire Brian O'Nora, earning a trip to the showers for himself.

UPDATE: Ryan Dempster was given a five-game suspension and undisclosed fine for throwing at Alex Rodriguez on Sunday night. (NBC Sports)

Red Sox starting pitcher Ryan Dempster, right, gets a hand from injured teammate Clay Buchholz, center, and David Ortiz, left, as he leaves the game in the top of the sixth inning. The Boston Red Sox hosted the New York Yankees in a regular season MLB game at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 18: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees is hit by a pitch in the second inning by Ryan Dempster #46 of the Boston Red Sox during the game on August 18, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Both benches were immediately warned and manager Joe Girardi #28 of the New York Yankees was ejected by umpire Brian O'Mora. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

The Yankees' Alex Rodriguez was hit by a pitch from Red Sox starter Ryan Dempster, which caused home plate umpire Brian O'Nora to issue warnings to both benches, which caused New York manager Joe Girardi to bolt out of the dugout, confront the umpire and be tossed from the game. It also caused teammate Brett Gardner to be held back by Tony Pena and Robinson Cano as he glared oot at Dempster (#46), far right. The Boston Red Sox hosted the New York Yankees in a regular season MLB game at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 18: Manager Joe Girardi #28 of the New York Yankees argues with home plate umpire Brian O'Nora after being ejected from the game following a warning of both benches in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox during the game on August 18, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez is pumped as he rounds first base when he sees his sixth inning home run off of Ryan Dempster leave the yard. The Boston Red Sox hosted the New York Yankees in a regular season MLB game at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

The Yankees' Alex Rodriguez jumps as a pitch that Ryan Dempster threw to him in the first inning sailed behind him. A couple of pitches later, he did hit him. The Boston Red Sox hosted the New York Yankees in a regular season MLB game at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 18: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees is hit by a pitch in the second inning by Ryan Dempster #46 of the Boston Red Sox during the game on August 18, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Both benches were immediately warned and manager Joe Girardi #28 of the New York Yankees was ejected by umpire Brian O'Mora. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 18: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees is tended to by a trainer at first base after being hit by a pitch in the 2nd inning against the Boston Red Sox during the game on August 18, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Both benches were immediately warned following the hit-by-pitch. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 18: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees walks to first base with a trainer after being hit by a pitch in the 2nd inning by Ryan Dempster #46 of the Boston Red Sox during the game on August 18, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Both benches were warned and manager Joe Girardi #28 of the New York Yankees was ejected. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 18: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees walks to first base with a trainer after being hit by a pitch in the 2nd inning by Ryan Dempster #46 of the Boston Red Sox during the game on August 18, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Both benches were warned and manager Joe Girardi #28 of the New York Yankees was ejected. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)