Major League Baseball has fined Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado an undisclosed amount for the way he ran into first baseman Jesus Aguilar during Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic.
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
In the bottom of the 10th, Machado grounded out for the second out of the inning and while running through the first base bag, he made contact with the back of Aguilar's foot.but nothing more came of it and the game resumed after a brief delay.
Machado appeared to intentionally kick the leg of Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar:
After the game, Milwaukee's Christian Yelich called the Machado incident, "." When asked by reporters of the incident after Game 4, Machado said: "You saw the replay, probably, I was trying to get over him and hit his foot. If that's dirty, that's dirty, I don't know, call it what you want."
The two teams will take the field Wednesday at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles for Game 5 of the NLCS. First pitch is at 5:09 p.m. ET on FS1.
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