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Why does Manny Machado do the things he does?

Oct 17, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

The overarching question to Manny Machado is simple: Why?

It just applies to so many situations this October.

Why not run hard on a groundball in a tie game during a National League Championship Series that your Los Angeles Dodgers trailed one game to none? Why, then, slide questionably into second base, making fans and opponents wonder about your intent?

And more than all that: Why in the world kick Milwaukee first baseman Jesus Aguilar as you crossed the bag in the 10th inni...