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Red Sox, Yankees minor league squads brawl

Posted on: May 14, 2011 7:00 pm
 
By Evan Brunell

There hasn't been a signature Red Sox-Yankees brawl since Jason Varitek introduced Alex Rodriguez to his mitt, but the Class A clubs of Greenville Drive (Red Sox) and Charleston Riverdogs (Yankees) had quite the brawl.

These was already bad blood between the two teams, and New York's Slade Heathcott took exception to a hit by pitch, shoving catcher Christian Vazquez roughly. Vazquez nailed a haymaker to the helmet before both teams converged and spent a few minutes roughly shoving each other and breaking up the fight.

Check it out:


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Comments

Since: Jun 20, 2010
Posted on: May 15, 2011 12:21 am
 

Red Sox, Yankees minor league squads brawl

Why is it that everytime there is a baseball fight that some Dominican or Mexican guy is always taking cheap shots at the guys on the ground or someone not looking at them?  Seriously, in my experience black and white guys will always fight like men, but the Spanish guys are either kicking or slapping at guys with their gloves like pussies.   Good fight though!  I hope someone gets that Escobar scum bag in tomorrows game.




Since: Mar 20, 2007
Posted on: May 14, 2011 10:10 pm
 

Red Sox, Yankees minor league squads brawl

That catcher got his rear kicked.  I must assume he told the pitcher to bean him (near the head no less).  That Escobar guy is stomping on guys that are down, what a puss.  That pitcher and catcher should be facing lengthy suspensions and Escobar should be in jail lol.



Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: May 14, 2011 9:28 pm
 

Red Sox, Yankees minor league squads brawl

Sports team nicknames, like jokes, lose their charm in the explaining.



Since: May 18, 2009
Posted on: May 14, 2011 9:16 pm
 

Red Sox, Yankees minor league squads brawl

This is AWESOME!!! Who doesn't love a good 'ole fashion donny-brook in BaseBRAWL.



Since: Sep 23, 2010
Posted on: May 14, 2011 8:59 pm
 

Red Sox, Yankees minor league squads brawl

Greenville, S.C. is home to the Drive (as in "to DRIVE in runs", or "DRIVE the ball into the gap", or "DRIVE the ball over the center field wall") the Boston Red Sox Single A affiliate.  It is also the home of Shoeless Joe Jackson.  There is more than one road in the city of Greenville.  

Not a big baseball fan, eh? 



Since: Oct 6, 2006
Posted on: May 14, 2011 8:46 pm
 

Red Sox, Yankees minor league squads brawl

Wow, you see Escober in the mix kicking those that are down on the ground?
I gotta say, baseball fights are always funny. Only a few swinging punches that never does anything and everyone else is like body bumping and pushing. How many baseball players have missing teeth compare to the Hockey Players?

I wonder if Heathcott is going to get further penalize not just for shoving the catcher but also shoving the umpire (although it wasn't intentionally)?

 



Since: Apr 23, 2010
Posted on: May 14, 2011 8:24 pm
 

Red Sox, Yankees minor league squads brawl

Nice fight but since it is single A that one guys career could be over.




Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: May 14, 2011 7:29 pm
 

Red Sox, Yankees minor league squads brawl

lol..dumb me, the team name is Greenville Drive? I thought I heard em all...



Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: May 14, 2011 7:28 pm
 

Red Sox, Yankees minor league squads brawl

lol..I guess the batter thought the catcher was the guilty party, not the pitcher like most batters would...entertaining.

Is "Greenville Drive" really the name of a place? what is it? a one road town?



Since: Apr 12, 2008
Posted on: May 14, 2011 7:27 pm
 

Red Sox, Yankees minor league squads brawl

Now that's a fight, unlike most "baseball brawls".

Well done guys.Laughing


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