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Another O'Day/Bautista matchup? These guys don't like each other.

Plunk him then and get the next batter.

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He struck him out. The ump didn't give him the call.

Nah, the Fx on the Jays broadcast had it inside.

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DEAL with it, Bautista

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">1 pitch and Bautista is retired. No fisticuffs. Bautista was 5-for-15, 4 HRs, 8 RBIs vs. O'Day. Run off Gonzo unearned <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/orioles?src=hash">#orioles</a></p>— Roch Kubatko (@masnRoch) <a href="

">May 14, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

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