Yesterday, Manny Machado claimed he accidentally let go of his bat in the eighth inning against the Athletics. After taking some time to reflect on his actions, Machado apologized to the A’s, his teammates, the Orioles organization and fans.

“You know I want to apologize to all the fans too and the organization,” he said. “You know, this is not the way we play baseball around here. You know, we’re just going to have to put this behind us and play the Oriole way.”

A’s third baseman Josh Donaldson, who Machado initially tussled with, didn’t want to hear it: