Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 7/4/13
Tensions during last night’s Tigers/Blue Jays game ran high, especially in the 6th inning when Toronto reliever Todd Redmond went high and tight on Torii Hunter hitting him in the shoulder resulting in both benches clearing but no punches being thrown. WATCH BENCHES EMPTY AFTER HUNTER BEING HIT BY REDMOND That tension however was started in the 4th inning when Toronto’s Colby Rasmus slid hard into Omar Infante resulting in the Tigers second baseman having to leave the game with what later turned out to be a contusion on his shin. But this didn’t look to be like any other hard slide into to second in an attempt to break up a double play. Rasmus slid late and appeared to keep his spikes up on the play resulting in the Infante injury. Hunter later admitted after the game that he had no problem with Redmond during his at bat, he was still steamed at Rasmus’ dirty slide two innings earlier. “Trust me, it’s nothing against Redmond. It was all Rasmus sliding late with his spikes up.” Tige...
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