Found June 17, 2013 on Baseball Hot Corner:
Why cant we all just get along! The triple A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers were involved in a nasty bench clearing brawl with the St.Louis Cardinals affiliate after Dodgers Justin Sellers was plunked high and tight. Players from both the Albuquerque Isotopes and the Memphis Redbirds exchanged punches and un-pleasantries before order was finally restored. A total of 8 players were ejected for their part in the bru-ha-ha. The post Even The Dodgers Minor League Team Is Brawling appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.

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