If you missed it overnight, Manny Machado got into a scrape with the Brewers during Game Four of the NLCS – a game in which he ultimately scored the winning run – because he did this to Jesus Aguilar:
— Fabian Ardaya (@FabianArdaya) October 17, 2018
Not good. Not necessary. Impulsive reaction to the first baseman lingering over the bag. Childishly risky.
For his decision, MLB fined Machado:
MLB has fined Manny Machado an undisclosed amount for the way he ran into Jesus Aguilar last night, sources tell The Athletic.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 17, 2018
That’ll be the end of it for now, unless the Brewers retaliate in some way. I wouldn’t expect it, being that it’s a tied NLCS series and all, but I suppose you never know.