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HBT Daily: Manny Machado lost his cool

Jun 9, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

  1. hittfamily - Jun 9, 2014 at 3:07 PM

    We know you think he’ll get 6-10 games. What do you think he SHOULD get, if you were commish? Does 6 games really act as either a deterrent or a punishment?

  2. shawndc04 - Jun 9, 2014 at 3:32 PM

    It’s funny how things have changed. Machado needs to be sanctioned. That said, as a kid I saw a game on tv where Minnie Minoso was nearly hit high and tight by a Yankee pitcher. On the next pitch Minnie took a vicious swing and let the bat go. Unlike Machado, Minnie was accurate and the bat went at the pitcher like a spinning scythe. It didn’t hit him but the pitcher had to jump out of the way. Minoso strolled out towards the mound with a smug look on his face and retrieved his bat. No tossing of anyone, no bullpens on the field, the game went on without further incident, and no suspensions.

  3. jeffbbf - Jun 9, 2014 at 4:10 PM

    Not sure he has “cool” to lose.

  4. aceshigh11 - Jun 9, 2014 at 4:56 PM

    I would’ve rather seen him run out to the mound with the bat in his hands, a’la Jose Offerman.

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