LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yasiel Puig had another rumble with the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.Puig took a swing at Giants catcher Nick Hundley during a benches-clearing scrap in the seventh inning http://www.tigersfanproshop.com/authentic-omar-infante-jersey , then Alen Hanson hit an RBI single in the ninth to lift San Francisco over the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Tuesday night.The fracas starter when Puig swatted his bat in frustration after fouling off a pitch from Tony Watson, and Hundley said something to the mercurial slugger while still in his crouch. Puig turned around and walked toward Hundley, the catcher stood up, and they argued face to face for a moment before Puig shoved Hundley twice.That brought players out of the benches and bullpens. Puig and Hundley were momentarily separated, but Puig ducked around teammates, coaches and manager Dave Roberts before reaching back to hit Hundley. He smacked Hundley with an open hand across the front of his catcher’s mask.“When I missed the pitch I knew that was the best pitch Watson was going to throw me so I was a little upset,” Puig said via a translator. “(Hundley) told me to stop complaining and get back into the box. When I got in his face he also told me to get out of his face so that’s when I got upset.“I didn’t like that he was telling me what to do and then he said some words to me in English that I really can’t repeat so that is why I was upset.”Said Hundley: “We’re competing on the field against a team we’re chasing. They’ve been scuffling a little bit and we’re trying to catch them. Obviously a nice rivalry. We had some words and pushed a couple times. There’s really not more to it than that.”Dodgers coach George Lombard was trying to push Hundley away when Puig took his swing. Lombard and Hundley briefly ended up on the grass. Hundley spoke to Lombard later.“He was in there trying to break it up,” Hundley said. “I think he got caught up in my chest protector. We went down and I knew I was on top of him at some point. I just asked him if he was all right. You don’t want anyone hurt in those situations.”After the players were separated for good, the umpires ejected both Puig and Hundley.It was the fourth career ejection for Puig, who had also got into a skirmish with Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner in 2014.“It doesn’t happen with other teams,” Puig said.The Giants received six scoreless innings from left-hander Andrew Suarez, and after Hanson singled in his first run in the second, were leading 1-0 with two outs in the eighth when the Dodgers tied it on Justin Turner’s third double and Manny Machado’s single off Sam Dyson (3-2).San Francisco won it in the ninth when Hanson singled off Kenta Maeda (7-8), making his first relief appearance of the season. The Dodgers had a play at the plate but the throw from Enrique Hernandez in center was a little wide and dropped by catcher Yasmani Grandal.Los Angeles’ bullpen has lost the team’s past five games.“What a great game http://www.tigersfanproshop.com/authentic-travis-wood-jersey ,” Giants manager Bruce Bochy said.TRAINER’S ROOMTRAINER’S ROOMGiants: SS Brandon Crawford was out of the lineup Tuesday as he continued his concussion protocol following a collision with OF Gorkys Hernandez on Monday. Manager Bruce Bochy said he may be available off the bench. … 1B Brandon Belt (hyper extended right knee) rejoined the team following a Monday rehab start and entered the game at first base in the seventh after Hundley was ejected. He singled and scored on Hanson’s single in the ninth.Dodgers: 2B Brian Dozier was back in the lineup after leaving Monday’s game due to dizziness. The Dodgers said an EKG showed abnormalities, but Dozier said he’s long had an irregular heartbeat. A cardiologist ran a battery of tests Tuesday and he was cleared to play. “When you’re talking about the ticker, you want to make sure everything is OK, so we went through it all,” he said. “And everything was muy bien.” Dozier blamed the dizziness on taking a sinus medication. … Former phenom Julio Urias (shoulder surgery) was scheduled to throw two-plus innings for Class A Rancho Cucamonga on Tuesday. The Dodgers hope to bring him back this season as a reliever. … RHP Ross Stripling’s move to the bullpen may be delayed by a sore back. … RHP John Axford was placed on the 10 DL with a fractured fibula.UP NEXTGiants: LHP Derek Holland (6-8, 3.97 ERA) is scheduled to start Wednesday against the Dodgers. Holland won his last start Aug. 10 vs. the Pirates, earned his first win since June 20 at Miami.Dodgers: LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu (3-0, 2.12) is scheduled to come off the disabled list and make his first start since going down with a badly strained groin on May 2. While the New York Yankees are busy bolstering their roster, their crosstown rival is preparing to offload some of its assets.The New York Mets have a handful of players who could help contenders for the rest of the season, but the price has to be right.Another player mentioned on the trade market in recent days is a former Mets pitcher who has turned his season around in Cincinnati.Milwaukee is at the forefront of some discussions, as it looks to make improvements to challenge the Chicago Cubs for the National League Central crown, while Philadelphia still needs to make upgrades at a few spots.Below is a breakdown of the latest trade buzz swirling around Major League Baseball. Mets Receiving Interest in Cabrera, WheelerThe Mets declared themselves as one of the top sellers when they sent Jeurys Familia to Oakland, and at least two more players could be shipped out of the Big Apple before Tuesday's non-waiver trade deadline.According to SNY's Andy Martino Jordan Zimmermann Jersey , teams in talks with the Mets for Asdrubal Cabrera expect the shortstop to be dealt soon.Fancred's Jon Heyman expanded on the market for the 32-year-old that includes Arizona, Atlanta, Milwaukee and Philadelphia:Jon Heyman JonHeymanAsdrubal market: dbacks, brew crew, philly, bravos. he鈥檚 had a terrific year under difficult circumstanceCabrera is hitting .277with 18 home runs and 58 RBI for the struggling Mets, and he'd be a welcome addition to any contender in need of a middle infielder.The Brewers need an upgrade at either second base or shortstop, which makes them an ideal trade partner for the Mets, while the other three teams mentioned by Heyman would have to reorganize their respective infielders to fit in Cabrera.Zack Wheeler could be on the move from the Mets as well, as Martino reported the Cubs, Reds and Brewers are interested in the pitcher.Julie Jacobson/Associated PressSince the Cubs recently acquired Cole Hamels, they wouldn't need Wheeler as much as the Brewers, who could use a starter after Brent Suter went on the disabled list.With plenty of interest in both Cabrera and Wheeler, the Mets should consider dealing both to get a decent return while not completely blowing up their roster.The Mets would keep Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard and bring in some assets that could help in the future.From the Brewers perspective Jose Iglesias Jersey , it would be a good idea to try and negotiate a package involving Cabrera and Wheeler, as that would improve their roster in two places.If they're able to execute a deal for both players, the Brewers wouldn't have to turn elsewhere to further improve their chances of qualifying for the postseason. Harvey Could Be On The Move AgainMatt Harvey was traded once this season, as the Mets shipped him to Cincinnati in exchange for Devin Mesoraco.Since joining the Reds, Harvey has put together a 5-4 record and a 4.50 ERA in 13 starts.The Brewers, who are exploring every potential deal at the moment, are in ongoing talks with the Reds over Harvey, per MLB Network's Jon Morosi:Jon Morosi jonmorosiSource: Matt Harvey trade talks quot;ongoingquot; between #Brewers and #Reds. MLB MLBNetworkIn addition to Milwaukee, a handful of teams have kept an eye on Harvey, with scouts from six other teams in attendance for his last start, per The Athletic's Jim Bowden:Jim Bowden JimBowdenGMMatt Harvey last start scouts from Boston, Cleveland, LA Dodgers, Phillies Denny McLain Jersey , Giants, Cardinals were present (of course some were there to see other players) also Yankees and Braves have shown some type of interest. AVG FB up to 95 mph last 7 starts and GB rate up from 40 to 50%Receiving anything for Harvey has to be seen as a success for the Reds, who gave the 29-year-old an opportunity to rehabilitate his career.The Reds won't bring in a massive haul for Harvey since he could still be seen as damaged goods by some potential suitors, but something is better than nothing.If the Brewers think Wheeler's price is too high, they could ramp up discussions with their fellow NL Central team in their quest to find a replacement for Suter.If interest continues to grow around Harvey in the coming days, the Reds could hike up the price, but for now a pair of prospects might be enough to let him go.Gibson Emerging As Trade ProspectThe Minnesota Twins could be the biggest seller before the non-waiver trade deadline.Infielders Brian Dozier and Eduardo Escobar have been mentioned in trade talks over the last few weeks, while pitcher Kyle Gibson is starting to generate more interest, as Morosi noted:Jon Morosi jonmorosiKyle Gibson鈥檚 trade value continues to rise, after last night鈥檚 superb start at Fenway. He鈥檚 a possibility for #Brewers if ongoing talks with #Twins expand beyond Brian Dozier or Eduardo Escobar. MLBNetwork MLBSince they're looking in every direction to make an improvement, the Brewers talked to the Twins about Dozier and Escobar, and Gibson could be involved in those talks too, as Morosi mentioned.Gibson has jumped on to the radar of contenders with a collection of strong starts in the last month, including an eight-inning outing Thursday against the Boston Red Sox.In his five July starts http://www.tigersfanproshop.com/authentic-daniel-norris-jersey , Gibson let up 12 earned runs in 33.1 innings, and in three of those starts, he's lasted at least seven innings.Elise Amendola/Associated PressIf the Brewers want to be bold, they could propose a monster deal to the Twins to bring in Dozier, Escobar and Gibson, but that would require a purge of their farm system.However, the Brewers might not be the only suitor for the trio of Minnesota players, which puts the Twins in an ideal position leading up to Tuesday.The more likely scenario for a Brewers-Twins deal features one of the three players being shipped to Milwaukee, while the Twins try to get more prospects from other teams by dangling the others out on the trade market.Follow Joe on Twitter, JTansey90.
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