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5 thoughts from the week in baseball: MLB needs to take action against manager Torey Lovullo

Five thoughts from the second week of the baseball season:

1. Watch your words

It's simple, really.

Major League Baseball needs to suspend Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo and send a message that his punkish behavior is not acceptable.

Lovullo apologized for calling Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina an unprintable name during an argument with umpire Tim Timmons on Sunday afternoon, but you have to wonder if he would've admitted it had it not been caught on camera.

The words enraged Molina, and rightfully so, causing him to go at Lovullo before being separated.

"I have the utmost respect for Molina," Lovullo said afterward. "I used

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