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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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