The Orioles and Athletics have suddenly become a very exciting, potential postseason matchup. It first started getting some juice thanks to a weird feud between two guys who featured prominently in this game: Josh Donaldson and Manny Machado. In a June series in Baltimore, Machado got upset at what he felt was an unnecessarily hard tag from Donaldson and threw his helmet at him. The benches cleared. Two days later, Machado appeared upset with a brushback pitch and flung his bat out on the field on the next pitch. The benches cleared again.
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