Last September, Edwin Jacksonexchanged words with then-manager Dale Sveum in the Chicago Cubs dugout after being unexpectedly pulled for a pinch-hitter in the fifth inning of a game. Sveum is now gone, but the beginning of some friction with new skipper Rick Renteria may have already begun.
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