CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — After pinch-hitting and walking off the Cubs against Cincinnati Reds pitcher Amir Garrett Monday night, Javy Báez was scratched from the Tuesday night lineup because of his heel injury.
Báez and Garrett appeared to be jawing at each other immediately after the final hit, and Báez made several strides toward first before tossing his bat aside.READ MORE: Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Grant Park Near Roosevelt Road
He did not speak to reporters after the game, and Reds manager David Bell did not seem overly concerned.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup
“Just two highly, highly competitive guys,” he said. “There’s a lot of emotions in this game. It’s just two guys who want to do well so much.”
Garrett was suspended for seven games earlier this season after instigating a bench-clearing melee between the Cubs and the Reds.MORE NEWS: Watchdog Report Says CPD Has Taken Few Steps To Fix Problems With Records Management In Court Cases
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