• Lowrie, Porter exchange words in Oakland

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Apr 19, 2014
    Porter came out of the dugout and had his own words for Lowrie, at one point telling the infielder, "Go back to shortstop." Was Bo Porter out of line in confronting Lowrie on the field? This one is easy. With Houston already trailing 7-0, Porter and company took exception to Oakland's Jed Lowrie laying down a bunt against their defensive shift during his second plate appearance of the inning. Nothing was said then, but when Lowrie came to bat in the third inning, he was brushed off the plate twice by reliever Paul Clemens. At that point, it appeared he had some words for the Astros as they walked off the field. On Friday, he may have really it get the best of him on the field during Houston's 11-3 loss to the Oakland A's on Friday night. Right-handed Astros reliever Paul Clemens then threw a pitch in between the shortstop's legs in the third inning.
    Source: MLB.com
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      Source: yahoo.com

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