The fight started when Bumgarner fielded a belligerent round by a Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig and dismissed to initial for a third out of a seventh inning of a Dodgers’ 2-1 win.
Bumgarner emphatically shouted, apparently celebrating a final out. But it seemed Puig suspicion Bumgarner was cheering during him, heading a dual to afterwards sell difference and a benches to clear.
No punches were thrown.
“I don’t know what happened there. Puig didn’t do anything,” pronounced initial baseman Adrian Gonzalez in a postgame talk on a Dodgers’ promote after he lined a game-winning double to right margin in a ninth inning.
Monday continued a tradition of sorts between Bumgarner and Puig. It was during slightest a third time they’ve exchanged exhilarated difference on a field, yet a initial given Sep 2014.
In May 2014, after Puig strike a 431-foot home run to core margin and flipped his bat, Bumgarner took difference and waited for Puig as he dull third bottom before a dual exchanged pleasantries as tempers flared.
Then 4 months later, on Sept. 23, Puig done a pierce toward a pile after being strike by Bumgarner. More difference were exchanged before a benches cleared, bullpens emptied and Puig had to be hold behind by an referee and several teammates.
Bumgarner didn’t lapse for a eighth on Monday night, carrying singular a Dodgers to one strike in 7 shutout innings with no walks and 10 strikeouts. Puig stood as a usually Dodger to strech bottom opposite Bumgarner, with a second-inning double.
Kershaw gave adult only one unmerited run in 6 innings, in only his third tour given entrance off a 60-day infirm list.
“It’s good that we won, partly since of that,” Gonzalez pronounced of Monday’s bench-clearing incident. “(Puig) was only personification baseball. He didn’t do anything. That’s something that Madison’s got to do a improved pursuit of only removing into a dugout.”
Information from ESPN Stats Information was used in this report.