Is there still bad blood with the Padres?

May, 29, 2013
5/29/13
6:20
PM PT
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Monday, the Dodgers face the San Diego Padres for the second time since the teams' wild April brawl that left Zack Greinke with a broken left collarbone, but for the first series in which Carlos Quentin will be active.

Quentin missed a mid-April series at Dodger stadium serving an eight-game suspension for charging the mound after being hit by a pitch and injuring Greinke. Greinke, who pitches Saturday in Colorado, will not pitch in the series. He says he doesn't anticipate any lingering ill will.

"I don't think anyone else thinks there will be anything more than that either," Greinke said. "You've got to ask the manager or the GM if they think something, but I don't think anyone thinks anything."

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said he considered the matter settled, at least until it's not.

"It's easy to escalate them again," Mattingly said. "Next thing you know, somebody gets hit and it'll get going again. I don't think there will be anything to start the series, like you're going to go in to do anything."

Mark Saxon

ESPNLosAngeles.com
Mark Saxon is a staff writer for ESPNLosAngeles.com. He spent six years at the Orange County Register, and began his career at the Oakland Tribune, where he started an 11-year journey covering Major League Baseball. He has also covered colleges, including USC football and UCLA basketball.

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Zack Greinke
WINS ERA SO IP
11 2.73 127 118
OTHER LEADERS
BAY. Puig .309
HRA. Gonzalez 14
RBIA. Gonzalez 60
RY. Puig 53
OPSY. Puig .915
ERAJ. Beckett 2.26
SOZ. Greinke 127