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Since when did America's pastime become so hostile? Thursday Night at Petco Park resembled a WWE Royal Rumble as the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres engaged in their National West division rivalry. Emotions ran high with a benches clearing brawl surrounding the pitching rubber. No winners were crowned, however, Zack Greinke and Carlos Quentin could both be labeled losers. It all started with an 0-2 pitch towards Matt Kemp's head from Padres' starter Jason Marquis. Could have been a slip, but you never expect a pitcher to throw towards the head of any batter. That is a proverbial no no in baseball. The game continued until a more memorable pitch was thrown in the sixth inning. With a full count, and a 2-0 lead, Zack Greinke threw a pitch that plunked Padres' outfielder Carlos Quentin in the shoulder. Quentin, now enraged, started walking towards the mound and once Greinke threw his glove to the ground it was indeed "on." Benches and bullpens cleared, the catcher comes to the pitcher's aid, and the usual baseball brawl cliches took place last evening. Perennial National League MVP canidate Matt Kemp made things a little bit more interesting, however. Kemp was beyond enraged at Quentin charging the mound and took offense to his actions especially after the Dodgers' slugger was thrown at earlier in the game near his head.The Dodgers coaches and players had to hold back Kemp multiple times during this event, not only from Padres' players but from umpires as well who Kemp told not to touch him.At some point, the game continued and eventually the Dodgers picked up the victory. That was not the end of the encounter, however. It was announced that during the scuffle that Dodgers' pitcher Zack Greinke had his collar bone broken. Still with things to get off his chest, Kemp approached Quentin in the parking lot following the ball game until Padres' pitcher Clayton Richard and eventually police broke it up.All in all, the Padres' had nothing to lose as the Dodgers' lost a good bit. San Diego is seemingly no threat to the National West this season. The Dodgers' have been built to win and spent a lot of coin bringing in free agent Zack Greinke this season. With no timetable set, expect Greinke to be out a good portion of 2013 which will ultimately effect the Dodgers in a very negative way. Dodgers' manager Don Mattingly explained that he believes Carlos Quention should be suspended until Greinke is able to pitch a Major League game again. Point made Donnie, however, Selig will probably feel differently and give a shortened suspension as Greinke sits on the bench wearing a sling. Baseball players are like elephants... they never forget. I believe we have not heard the end of the Dodgers- Carlos Quentin storyline. With it being April 12, 2013, and the Padres and Dodgers being division rivals, the two sides still have quite a few more games to play this season.-Tim MillerJoin us every Thursday at 5PM Eastern Time for OC: Live right here on Onside Cook! You choose the topics for T- Money and Joey Mac Daddy to discuss!
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That is no typo. Greinke out with no timetable.
Pitching in just his second game as a Dodger, Co-Ace Zach Greinke suffered a collar bone fracture during a scuffle with Hit By Pitch King, Carlos Quentin. Quentin, who has lead the majors for two seasons was plunked during a 3-2 count in the 5th and charged the mound. In a surprise to catcher A.J. Ellis, who was steps behind Quentin...
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The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres were having a seemingly normal baseball game last night when things went horrible wrong. Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke hit the Padres’ Carlos Quentin and Quentin subsequently charged the mound. The resulting brawl resulted in a broken collarbone for the Dodgers’ $147 million pitcher. Thanks to Gamedayr for [...]
Going into the bottom of the sixth inning, the Dodgers held a 2-1 lead over the Padres and pitcher Zack Greinke was rolling along. Unfortunately, to lead off the inning, he hit Carlos Quentin with a 3-2 pitch.
Crappy situation to put the lead-off man on, obviously, but no big deal apart from that, except:
So Quentin is a goddamn idiot. Nobody is dumb enough to think Greinke did...
San Diego Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin charged the mound, breaking Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke's collarbone in the ensuing brawl.
The Dodger and Padres had one of the more memorable fights in recent years Thursday night, and it appears that the fun is not over yet.
In case you missed it, Dodgers starting pitcher Zach Greinke nailed Padres hitter Carlos Quentin in the shoulder with a pitch. Quentin paused for a moment and appeared as if he was going to do the right thing and just take his base. Then he charged...
Zack Grienke and Carlos Quentin have some history together. Quentin thinks that Greinke likes to hit him on purpose (3 times over last few years), so when he did last night he charged the mound.
Normally, these fights are harmless, but in this case the shoulder block by Quentin caused Greinke to break his collarbone.
Here is what the combatants had to say.
“I never hit him on...
The Los Angeles Dodgers' $147 million investment in Zack Greinke was put at risk Thursday night because of an apparent grudge going back to a Kansas City Royals-Chicago White Sox rivalry.
San Diego Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin charged the mound after Greinke hit him with a 3-2 pitch as the leadoff batter in the sixth inning of a 2-1 game, igniting a benches-clearing melee...
Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke broke his left collarbone in a bench-clearing brawl with the San Diego Padres during Los Angeles' 3-2 victory Thursday night.
Juan Uribe's pinch-hit home run in the eighth put the Dodgers ahead, two innings after Greinke hit Carlos Quentin on the left shoulder with a pitch.
The slugger started walking toward the mound and Greinke appeared to...
Zack Greinke had his left arm in a sling and a dazed look on his face as he told his side of the story. Barely two hours before, the $147 million Dodgers pitcher was injured in a wild fight with the San Diego Padres that didn't even end when the game did.
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In the sixth inning of last night’s game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres, Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke hit Padres Outfielder Carlos Quentin with a pitch. As you can see in the video after the jump, Greinke appears to say something to Quentin after the pitch, and Quentin charges the mound. The two collide shoulders like a running...