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Chaos broke out for the length of a Mexican League baseball game Wednesday night when a hitter threw his bat at the pitcher.
Toros de Tijuana catcher Gabriel Gutierrez used to be hit by a pitch courtesy of Rieleros de Aguascalientes pitcher Brandon Quintero, which ended in Gutierrez charging the mound and throwing his bat at Quintero:
Quintero managed to receive out of the device in which, but Gutierrez made contact with Quintero when he then threw his helmet at him.
The benches cleared, and whereas it in the muse looked as if cooler heads would prevail, punches were thrown amid the gang of players and coaches, resulting in an all-out brawl.
After the fight used to be broken up, the Toros went on to arrangement end the game 5-3, bettering their describe to 20-8 on the season, whereas the Rieleros fell to 9-16.
Quintero, Gutierrez and Rieleros shortstop Julian Castro were all ejected following the brawl. Both groups also had a participant ejected in the sixth inning.
The Toros, who are managed by outmoded MLB shortstop Omar Vizquel, absorb a 4-1 describe towards the Rieleros this season.
They’ll watch to form it 5-1 and plod for the sweep Thursday when they host Aguascalientes in the the relaxation game of the series.
Thursday’s game shall be the the relaxation meeting of the season between Tijuana and Aguascalientes unless they face each and each assorted in the playoffs, though Rieleros absorb a 9-16 describe and sit 2d-to-final in the Norte Division.