Chris Davis

Baltimore City Power Rankings: Manny Machado, Martin O'Malley, Hatred, more

Baltimore City Power Rankings: Manny Machado, Martin O'Malley, Hatred, more

↑ Manny Machado

On June 7, the Orioles star shortstop was fed up after Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura plunked him in the back with a 99 mph fastball—especially since, in the previous at-bat, Ventura threw high and tight multiple times. Machado charged the mound, avoided a punch from Ventura, came pretty close to landing a clean one of his own, and tackled the pitcher as a melee briefly ensued. Beyond Machado's awesome right hook/DDT combo, a lot of important things came after: Chris Davis running like a wild man into the pile to defend his teammate, the back-to-back homers from outfielder Mark Trumbo and Davis that put the team ahead, centerfielder...

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