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What type of discipline will Manny Machado face after charging mound Tuesday?

What type of discipline will Manny Machado face after charging mound Tuesday?

Though Manny Machado received full support from his manager and teammates, his decision to charge the mound Tuesday night -- starting a bench-clearing brawl in the fifth inning of a 9-1 win over the Kansas City Royals -- will likely lead to a suspension that will force the Orioles to play without the All-Star for a significant amount of time.

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the team is bracing for whatever the punishment might be.

“You hope it’s nothing. But, I understand that most of those things are predicated on what’s the word? Precedence," he said. "... I’ll leave it in [the league office's] hands, and...

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