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Teams touchy after incident Sunday

Updated: August 27, 2004, 5:48 PM ET
Associated Press

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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