SEE IT: Manny Machado purposefully clips Jesus Aguilar's ankle at first base

Manny Machado is not exactly endearing himself to opposing teams, fans, or potential suitors this offseason.

After causing controversy with his aggressive slides into second base during the NLCS series with the Brewers, and then on Tuesday saying he isn’t a “Johnny Hustle” type of player, Machado has made headlines for all the wrong reasons.

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He did so again Tuesday night when he appeared to purposefully kick the leg of Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar. Machado was running out a routine grounder to first base that Aguilar received with his foot on the bag, leaving plenty of space for Machado to step.

But a slowed down look at the broadcast seemed to show Machado looking down at Aguilar’s leg and kicking it as he hit the base.

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Milwaukee Brewers' Jesus Aguilar and Los Angeles Dodgers' Manny Machado have words during the 10th inning of Game 4 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Manny Machado reacts after scoring on a Cody Bellinger walk-off hit during the 13th inning of Game 4 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Dodgers won 2-1 to tie the series at 2-2.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Manny Machado de los Dodgers de Los Ángeles anota la carrera de la victoria frente al receptor Erik Kratz de los Cerveceros de Milwaukee en el cuarto juego de la Serie de Campeonato de la Liga Nacional. Los Dodgers ganaron 2-1 tras 13 innings. (AP Foto/Mark J. Terrill)
Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun hits an RBI double during the first inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger can't catch a ball hit by Milwaukee Brewers' Travis Shaw during the sixth inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae Hong)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig can't catch a two-run home run hit by Milwaukee Brewers' Orlando Arcia during the seventh inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae Hong)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig (66) breaks a bat after striking out during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Milwaukee Brewers' Orlando Arcia celebrates his home run with third base coach Ed Sedar during the fifth inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner (10) celebrates with manager Dave Roberts (30) after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Milwaukee Brewers' Orlando Arcia (3) celebrates as he runs bases after hitting a home run during the fifth inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Enrique Hernandez (14) fields a grounder by Milwaukee Brewers' Lorenzo Cain during the first inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 05: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after retiring the side in the eighth inning against the Atlanta Braves during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
MILWAUKEE, WI - OCTOBER 13: Enrique Hernandez #14 of the Los Angeles Dodgers fields the ball against the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning in Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Miller Park on October 13, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 05: Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers licks his bat during the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
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Aguilar rightly took issue and had words for Machado, who unsurprisingly didn’t feel as though he did anything wrong. The benches very briefly cleared, but nothing escalated more than that.

Machado will be a free agent this offseason and is looking to lock down a record contract. The Yankees are potential suitors with Didi Gregorius out for significant time due to Tommy John surgery.

It’s not the greatest timing for Machado to be showing a lack of hustle or shades of being a dirty player.

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