Found March 11, 2013 on Fox Sports:
PLAYERS: Arnold LeonRene Tosoni
Arnold Leon's time in the spotlight is over - at least for the time being. The Oakland A's sent Leon to the minor leagues Monday, two days after his intentional plunking of Rene Tosoni sparked a benches-clearing brawl in the World Baseball Classic. The incident came near the end of Canada's 10-3 victory over Mexico at Chase Field in Phoenix. Leon, a Mexican relief pitcher, apparently acted on orders from third baseman Luis Cruz when he hit Tosoni in the back after Chris Robinson's leadoff bunt single in the ninth inning. A bunt under those circumstances would have been viewed as disrespectful during a regular-season game, but Team Canada was attempting to widen its margin of victory for the purposes of a tournament tiebreaker. (The score was ultimately irrelevant, as Canada lost to Team USA on Sunday and failed to advance out of Pool D.) Leon, 24, was optioned to Oakland's Triple-A affiliate in Sacramento and is expected to begin the season there. Leon had a ...

Video: Canada, Mexico engage in brawl during WBC

Things turned violent in the ninth inning during Saturday's World Baseball Classic affair between Canada and Mexico.A benches clearing brawl broke out ofter Mexican pitcher Arnold Leon pegged Canadian Rene Tosoni in the back, just moments after the home umpire had issued a warning to both dugouts about intentionally throwing at hitters.As you can see, mayhem breaks out after...

Now Playing: Brawl between Mexico and Canada at WBC Concludes with Coach hit by a bottle

Canadian Chris Robinson bunted to lead off the ninth inning with Canada up 9-3 over Mexico yesterday so Arnold Leon responded by throwing at Rene Tosoni. Warnings followed and then, Leon hit Tosoni... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Mexico and Canada brawl in World Baseball Classic

The World Baseball Classic finally saw some life on Saturday as a bench clearing brawl took place between Team Canada and Team Mexico. Up 9-3 in the ninth inning, a Canadian player bunted for a hit. Luis Cruz was caught off guard by the play and instructed pitcher Arnold Leon to hit the next batter. Ledo missed on his first attempt and got a warning from the home plate umpire. Nonetheless...

WBC brawl raises concerns in Japan

The brawl between Canadian and Mexican players at the World Baseball Classic has caused concern in Japan, where bunting is a big part of the game. The brawl began in the ninth inning Saturday when Rene Tosoni was hit by a pitch from Mexico's Arnold Leon after Canada's Chris Robinson reached on a bunt single with his team leading 9-3. The Mexicans considered it a violation...

Canada and Mexico Brawl at WBC (Video)

How funny is this?  Canada and Mexico have a fight, in America, over America’s past time. Last night at the WBC, Canada and Mexico got into an epic brawl after Canada’s Rene Tosoni was hit in the back by a pitch from Mexico’s Arnold Leon.   A bunt single by Chris Robinson heightened the tension in the 9th inning with Canada already leading 9-3.  In the WBC, run differential...

Mexico and Canada brawl during World Baseball Classic

There’s no crying in baseball but there can be brawls! A dust up erupted during the ninth inning of the World Baseball Classic between Mexico and Canada. The bench-clearing brawl resulted in eight ejections. The fight began after Canada catcher Chris Robinson bunted for a base hit with his team up 9-3 in the ninth. Mexico third baseman Luis Cruz felt Canada bunting with a six...

Mexico and The USA Brawl During World Baseball Classic

Team Mexico and Team Canada got into a fairly large brawl during today’s Pool D World Baseball Classic game. The fight was in the works for a few innings as there was no love lost between the two teams. The brawl erupted in the ninth inning following a collision at the plate which involved Mexico’s Karim Garcia. The collision was followed up by Arnold Leon throwing two pitches...

Canadian win marred by huge brawl in 9th

Canada bounced back from their Mercy Rule loss to Italy with a 10-3 win over Mexico Saturday, but chances are nobody's going to be talking about the actual game. Instead, the most memorable moment from the virtual elimination game is going to be one of the worst benches-clearing brawls in recent memory:   Your browser does not support iframes. The Canadians took...

No suspensions from Canada-Mexico brawl at Classic

The World Baseball Classic has decided no one will be suspended from the nasty brawl between Canada and Mexico. The organizers said in a statement Sunday that while the mayhem ''runs counter to the spirit of sportsmanship and respectful competition,'' suspensions would not be appropriate because one team and possibly both will not advance to the second round. Canada...
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