Alex Guerrero, Miguel Olivo have altercation in dugout in Triple-A

Minor League Baseball

Both players were removed from the game after the eighth inning fracas, which reportedly involved Olivo biting Guerrero's ear.

Tuesday's Triple-A game between Albuquerque and Salt Lake featured a scuffle of some sort in the Isotopes dugout during the top of the eighth inning between Alex Guerrero and Miguel Olivo. Here is what we know.

Earlier in the game, here is Olivo lunging at Guerrero during a pitching change (per Jarred Massey):

Down 7-2 in the top of the eighth inning, Isotopes manager Damon Berryhill began the inning in the third base coaches box but at some point during the inning vacated the coaching box to deal with something in the dugout, per play-by-play man Josh Suchon on the broadcast.

Steve Luhm, covering the game for the Salt Lake Tribune, chimed in.

Guerrero was pinch hit for by Miguel Rojas in the top of the eighth inning, and Olivo was replaced at catcher by Griff Erickson in the bottom of the inning.

You can see pictures of the fight from the Sting Em Bees blog, including shots of the bite in question (h/t to @akatheconman)!

Olivo reportedly said Guerrero first attacked him, per Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.

Naturally, there hasn't been a ton of information yet about the fight, but both manager Don Mattingly and general manager Ned Colletti were asked about it in New York before the Dodgers game with the Mets.

The Dodgers released a statement about the incident as well.

"The baseball operations department is aware of the altercation and is conducting an investigation into the matter," the statement read. "The organization does not condone this type of behavior and will have no further comment at this time."

Guerrero was 2-for-3 to raise his average to .376, and Olivo was 1-for-3 with an RBI. Albuquerque plays next on Wednesday night again in Salt Lake against the Bees.

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