Video: 17 ejected, pitcher booked for felony assault after minor league brawl

No sound, but none needed. The felony’s actually caught here on tape: Watch as number 32 enters stage right and wings a ball with all his might at the opposing team’s dugout. He’s not a control pitcher, I’m guessing, because it ended up missing the dugout entirely and hitting a fan, sending him to the hospital. They say everything’s purer about the minor-league game, and after this, I think I agree. Those bench-clearing brawls in the bigs are almost always pro forma and listless, but these kids? Pure passion. Exit quotation: “This is the most insane baseball game I’ve ever been to.” Click the image to watch.

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