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Amir Garrett and Anthony Rizzo certainly have plenty of history against each other, a frequent left-on-left matchup when the Cincinnati Reds play the Chicago Cubs.
When Garrett struck out Rizzo for the second out in the eighth inning Saturday, he shouted from the mound and pounded his chest several times. Reds manager David Bell said he thought Garrett was speaking to himself and showing excitement.
The Cubs clearly thought otherwise. Rizzo glanced at the mound on his walk back to the dugout, but Rizzo’s teammates, particularly Javier Báez, took exception to it.
Báez shouted at Garrett from the top of the dugout railing. Garrett yelled back at Báez and then Báez jumped onto the field as the benches cleared.
“That’s his style,” Cubs manager David Ross said of Garrett. “I don’t agree with it. I think it’s garbage.”
“Even his teammates are not on his…