Pedro Martinez Weighs In On The Red Sox-Yankees Brawl And Yankees Fans Are Going To Hate Him Even More

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The storied Red Sox-Yankees rivalry was ignited yet again last night when a bench-clearing brawl broke out in the 7th inning after Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly threw a 98 mph screamer at Yankees DH Tyler Austin’s ribs.

The two players were ejected along with Yankees third base coach Phil Nevin.

The pitch was in retaliation for Austin’s late, spikes-up slide into second base in an attempt to break up a double play. The slide caught Red Sox shortstop Brock Holt in the calf area, infuriating Holt and the Red Sox.

Red Sox legend Pedro Martinez was involved in the most ratchet rivalry fight in history when he flung a 72-year old Don Zimmer to the ground back in the 2003 ALCS after he threw at Karim Garcia. The three-time Cy Young Award winner took to Twitter to evaluate the brou-ha-ha.

Pedro’s biggest gripe was that Kelly should have thrown at Austin sooner.

I’ll never forget where I was when I saw this…


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