A replay showed McCann approaching Iglesias in the dugout. Iglesias shoved McCann in the chest before being restrained by third baseman Nick Castellanos. Then the All-Star shortstop threw his glove.
Former Tigers ace David Price — who was traded just before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline — minced no words when he tweeted a ringing endorsement for McCann.
Cameras captured a dustup between Jose Iglesias and James McCann in the dugout midway through the sixth inning. Iglesias shoved his teammate before the two were separated.
Tensions boiled over in the sixth inning as the Tigers trailed the last-place Red Sox 7-2.
There will be a few pitchers who could sign record-breaking deals in the coming offseason, with multiple teams looking to shell out top-dollar contracts for an ace.
Acquired from Detroit Thursday for a trio of minor league left-handers, Price received a standing ovation from the sellout crowd of 45,766 as he walked in from the bullpen before the game.
Anibal Sanchez (10-9) allowed six runs in 6 2/3 innings for Detroit. The right-hander has lost two straight since winning seven decisions in a row.
Down 6-0 in the fourth inning, the Orioles teed off against the pitching-poor Tigers and went ahead 7-6 in the sixth when Machado hit a two-run drive off rookie Jose Valdez, making his big league debut.
Here’s a look at five free agents who could help the Tigers in 2016 and beyond.
There have been rumblings that Cespedes and the Tigers could be reunited after the season even though the 29-year-old Cuban was traded.