Merhige said she will discuss the situation Monday with AL president Gene Budig.
Last September, Baltimore Orioles second baseman Roberto Alomar spit in Hirschbeck's face after a called third strike, claiming Hirschbeck cursed at him.
In other news:
TIGERS: ACTIVATE MOEHLER The Detroit Tigers activated pitcher Brian Moehler (groin) from the 15-day disabled list and optioned pitcher Glenn Dishman to Triple A Toledo.
In last night's games:
BLUE JAYS 5, ROYALS 3 At Kansas City, Roger Clemens (20-4) became the major leagues' first 20-game winner this season.
TIGERS 16, BREWERS 1 At Milwaukee, Bobby Higginson, of Frankford High and Temple, had a career-high five hits and Detroit routed the Brewers.
ORIOLES 3, TWINS 1 At Baltimore, Scott Erickson (15-5) beat his former team for the fourth time this season.
RANGERS 17, WHITE SOX 8 At Arlington, Texas, Rusty Greer homered twice and drove in six runs as the Rangers overcame a two-homer, six-RBI night by Chicago's Albert Belle.
MARINERS 9, YANKEES 5 At Seattle, Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer and John Marzano, of Central High and Temple, went 3-for-4 with two RBI against New York.
ANGELS 8, RED SOX 5 At Anaheim, Tony Phillips drove in three runs as the Angels beat Bret Saberhagen, back from a two-year layoff after a shoulder injury.
INDIANS 5, ATHLETICS 3 At Oakland, rookie Jaret Wright (4-2) allowed three hits in six innings to win for the first time in a month.