Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig has rejected Texas Rangers' pitcher Kenny Rogers' appeal of his 20-game suspension for shoving two television cameramen last month.

After hearing the appeal last Friday in Milwaukee, Selig ruled that the suspension will begin with Wednesday night's game at Baltimore.

In a statement, Selig said that Rogers' behavior toward the cameramen on June 29 was "wholly unacceptable." Selig imposed the suspension and a reported $50,000 fine for the incident.

Rogers turned himself in to police in Arlington, Texas on misdemeanor assault charges and posted a $1,500 bond for the incident. He faces up to one year in jail and fines of up to $4,500.

Some information for this report provided by AP.