Benches and bullpens clear in chaotic Triple A brawl

Tuesday June 28th, 2016

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Here we have the rare instance of a baseball brawl with some actual action. 

Forget the usual aimless milling about, the Memphis Redbirds and New Orleans Zephyrs had themselves quite a tussle. 

Jose Urena’s up-and-in pitch to Jeremy Hazelbaker kicked things off, and eventually both the dugouts and bullpens were emptied. 

“Let’s keep this just down to dancing,” the announcer pleaded, to no avail. 

More baseball games should have postgame human cannonballs

When the dust settled, three members of each team were ejected

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