Teams touchy after incident Sunday
CHICAGO -- Both benches cleared briefly in the second inning of Friday's game between the Houston Astros and the Chicago Cubs when Cubs catcher Michael Barrett began jawing with Astros' pitcher Roy Oswalt, five days after Oswalt hit him in the back with a pitch.
No punches were thrown as home plate umpire C.B. Bucknor
intervened and steered the angry Barrett back away from Oswalt. The
two teams rushed out of their dugouts and lingered near home plate
without incident for a minute or ...
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