Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado was fined an undisclosed amount for his dirty play on Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar.
ICYMI: Things got heated between Manny Machado and Jesús Aguilar late in Game 4 of the NLCS. pic.twitter.com/jz6HwCMaYw
— ESPN (@espn) October 17, 2018
The decision to fine Machado was a no-brainer. He clearly kicked Aguilar’s ankle on purpose and had to be punished.
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
Nobody should be surprised if the Brewers still decide to retaliate. A hard slide into a bag or a fastball up and in is probably coming Machado’s way.
Be prepared for some fireworks before this series is over.