Benches clear after Machado clips Aguilar's leg in NLCS | AP sports

Benches clear after Machado clips Aguilar's leg in NLCS | AP sports

As the out at first was made, Machado clipped - more kicked, really - Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar on the way by, evidenced in the above GIF.

ESPN's Pedro Gomez tweeted: "One of the @Brewers players told me that while it was good to hear Manny Machado apologized to Jesus Aguilar, Machado needs to realize that he is known as a dirty ball player who needs to clean up his reputation".

After the game, Milwaukee's Christian Yelich called the Machado incident, "a dirty play by a dirty player".

In the 10th inning, Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado allowed his left leg to clip the lower right leg of Brewers first baseman Jesús Aguilar at first base while getting thrown out on a routine play. "I don't know, call it what you want".

Brewers manager Craig Counsell offered his thoughts on Machado, saying, "I guess they got tangled up at first base".

Brewers players were quick to defend Aguilar - and point fingers at Machado. "You can't respect someone who plays the game like that".

"If that's dirty, that's dirty", Machado said, according to

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The players' union declined comment on Machado's fine.

Back in Game 2, Machado failed to run out a grounder in what turned out to be a one-run game.

Players run through the first-base bag and avoid such collisions all the time, but Machado was in the middle of a frustrating day.

According to Major League Baseball insider Ken Rosenthal, the Major League Baseball fined Machado an undisclosed amount for running into Aguilar.

Brewers minor-league pitcher Braden Webb said it was "very unprofessional". "Everything that happens on the field stays on the field".

The Dodgers evened the best-of-seven series with a 2-1 victory as Cody Bellinger singled in Manny Machado from second base with two outs in the bottom of the 13th inning. "You have 30 owners - all want you right now", he said.

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