Umpire tackles Matt Kemp to stop potential brawl

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Benches cleared in today’s Braves-Padres game when Julio Teheran hit Matt Kemp with a pitch, but umpire Jordan Baker may have kept things from escalating a lot further by taking Kemp down as he tried to make a mid-scrum rush toward Teheran.

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Being tackled/slipping and being landed on by an umpire seemed to take any remaining aggression out of Kemp, who had a calm chat as Baker escorted him to first base.