LOS ANGELES – Nominations for Manny Machado nicknames
Keep coming because the Los Angeles Dodgers Shortstop continued his bizarre behavior during the National League Championship Series on Tuesday night during Game 4. The oddities began earlier in the day when Machado finally confirmed in an interview with Fox TV that he had no ground ball in Game 1.
Obviously, I'm not going to change, I'm not the type of player who will be Johnny Hustle, and runs down the line and glides to the first base and … you know, whatever happens , He said
While running out of a ground ball to shortstop in the bottom of the 10th inning, Machado's left leg hit the right leg of Milwaukee's first baseman Jesús Aguilar, Plötzli machado shook himself with Aguilar and the shelters emptied.
The video replay indicated that Machado could deliberately collide with Aguilar.
In Machado & # 39; s next at-bat in the 13th inning, he hit a broken bat single and he and Aguilar exchanged a Bro hug at the first base. A few minutes later, he slid across the house plates to give the Dodgers a 2-1 victory.
"We're a family, you know, things happen, everything that happens in the field stays in the field, it's great, man, we're going way back," Machado said after the game in a television interview. "It's just a friendly match, we're all trying to win."
Well, who knows how Machado will explain that: Earlier in the game, Machado signaled time. After Milwaukee's pitcher had already started his delivery.
Machado saw a third named Beat, and after his horror barked at Home Umpire Hunter Wendelstedt. But Machado is the one who should catch Flak.
There was also Game 3 and its questionable slide in the second base, which led to an interference call, and there are more games left over for further antics by the single Manny
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