Images of world sport: Base brawl at Chavez Ravine and the return of Tebow-mania
As the (slightly modified) old saying goes, "I went to the fight last night, and a baseball game broke out!"
At least, that's fans are saying in Los Angeles. After Diamondbacks pitcher Ian Kennedy nailed rookie Yasiel Puig in the face and Dodgers pitcher Zach Greinke retaliated on Arizona catcher Miguel Montero, the benches cleared and heated words were exchanged.
Things were just getting started, however. As Greinke came up to bat in the next inning, he also took a ball to the head and the benches cleared a second time, this time with both teams throwing punches. The brawl nearly spilled into the stands and resulted in six ejections.
Angels outfielder Mike Trout was involved in a bizarre play of fan interference reminiscent of the 2003 Steve Bartman incident that potentially cost the Cubs a trip to the World Series. Trout ran into foul territory near the stands to make a catch during a game in Baltimore when a fan wearing a Mike Trout jersey leaned over to try and grab the ball, causing the real Trout to muff the catch.
This play had a more happy ending, however, as the umpires ruled fan interference and awarded the out anyway.
The Tim Tebow circus continues its national tour, this time stopping in Boston. The New England Patriots announced the signing of Tebow Tuesday despite reports that Bill Belichick hates Tebow as a player. Belichick, however, has said that he respects Tebow's work ethic and enthusiasm.
Either way, expect Tebow to go from the most hyped back up of all time to the most hyped third string quarterback of all time.
- The 1996 NBA Draft redone: How did the Jazz...
- 5 things to look for as BYU heads into fall camp
- Dick Harmon: Hanging with legacy players of...
- 5 things Utah football needs for coming season
- 5 things to watch for as BYU, Utah and USU...
- Randy Hollis: Utah's Perrins is one of the...
- Brad Rock: Hill, Keeton, Booker not the best...
- High school football: Hunter Wolverines 2015...
- Dick Harmon: Big 12 expansion talk... 111
- Ute football team picked to finish 5th... 54
- Morning links: BYU, Utah and Utah State... 44
- 4-star basketball recruit Connor... 32
- Whittingham dishes on stadium... 27
- 5 things to look for as BYU heads into... 27
- Mendenhall: BYU's 2015 schedule... 21
- Morning links: Devontae Booker to be... 20