Machado says he did not intentionally let go of bat (VIDEO)

Machado says he did not intentionally let go of bat (VIDEO)
June 8, 2014, 8:15 pm
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(Joy R. Absalon-USA TODAY Sports)

Tensions flared Saturday in the Orioles' loss to Oakland, but Manny Machado says it was an accident.

In the eighth inning after taking one pitch to the inside, Machado swung at a second inside pitch from Fernando Abad. The problem? It was the bat that went flying, not the ball.

The Athletics took exception. Listen to what Machado and Oakland's John Jaso had to say after the game.

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