The 26-year-old drew criticism in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series from fans and Hall of Famer Jim Palmer when he didn't run hard to first after hitting a groundball to shortstop.
It was already Wednesday morning in Wisconsin as Bellinger grounded a 3-2 pitch from Junior Guerra into right field, scoring Manny Machado, who slid home and touched the plate with his left hand to beat the tag and end a thriller that took 5 hours, 15 minutes. Two days later, Athletics reliever Fernando Abad threw at Machado's knees, almost hitting him, and on the next pitch, he retaliated by throwing his bat at third base, where Alberto Callaspo had just replaced Donaldson.
"He's a player that has a history of those types of incidents", Milwaukee slugger Christian Yelich said. Yelich called Machado a "dirty" player.
He might be getting pushed aside again, though Grandal dismissed that notion, saying: "Even in the days that I'm not playing, I have a huge part in what goes into what I do, especially scouting-report-wise".
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Gonzalez has a high ankle sprain and will probably need to be replaced on the roster, Counsell said. Both benches and bullpens emptied, but no punches were thrown. "It was a dirty play by a dirty player", Yelich told reporters.
Aguilar said the two talked it out after Machado singled in the 13th. "He's a great guy". He says he was "really frustrated" following a 4-0 loss to the Brewers on Monday at Dodger Stadium.
Machado's base-running was an issue in Game 3, when a replay review indicated he violated the Utley rule in sliding through second base in an attempt to break up a double play.
"If they think they can do it, go ahead, put on your gear, and go catch 99 with breaking balls that have a lot of movement", Hernandez said, according to Alden Gonzalez of ESPN.