Watch: Manny Machado throws punch at Yordano Ventura

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Manny Machado vs. Yordano Ventura: Who's in the wrong?
Wednesday June 8th, 2016

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Orioles third baseman Manny Machado charged the mound against Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura on Tuesday, throwing a punch and inciting a scrum.

Machado charged the mound after being hit with a pitch in the bottom of the fifth, with the Orioles leading 5–1. Machado and Ventura had exchanged words during Machado’s previous at-bat, then Ventura hit Machado with a 99-mph fastball, leading to the fight. 

Both benches cleared as a result of the altercation.

Machado and Ventura were both ejected after the fight. After the ejections, Mark Trumbo and Chris Davis hit back-to-back home runs for the Orioles. 

Baltimore went on to win the game 9–1.

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