It’s a new baseball season but the bitterness between longstanding rival baseball clubs Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees remains.
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During the seventh inning of the Apr. 11 game at Boston’s Fenway Park, Red Sox relief pitcher Joe Kelly drilled Yankees infielder Tyler Austin in his back with a pitch, in retaliation for a spikes-up slide Austin had made at second base in the third inning:
And thus, the brawl ensued, clearing both teams’ benches. Take a look:
Kelly, Austin and Yankees third base coach Phil Nevin were all tossed out of the game as a result.