Originally written on BaySportsNet  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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Tempers flared Wednesday at AT&T Park as the rival Padres and Giants got into a skirmish after Madison Bumgarner threw a pitch that went behind Jesus Guzman, resulting in the benches clearing. Bumgarner allowed just a pair of solo homeruns while striking out eight over seven innings, and Gregor Blanco came up with a two run pinch hit triple in the seventh to cap the come from behind 4-2 victory. “These things happen, it is part of baseball, but the guys settled down and it turned out to be a pretty good ball game,” said Bruce Bochy. The incident occurred as retaliation on Guzman for showboating while rounding first base after a go ahead homerun Tuesday night. Guzman got his revenge in the seventh inning by homering off of Bumgarner, and while he gave an emphatic high five to first base coach Dave Roberts, he did not go over the top in celebrating. After falling behind 2-1, the Giants bench spurred a rally in the bottom of the seventh inning. Hector Sanchez followed a Tony Abreu ...
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