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Red Sox, Rays fan flames again

Joe Maddon takes issue with Boston behavior after sparks fly with HBPs, brawl

Updated: May 26, 2012, 3:03 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Until the top of the ninth inning at Fenway Park Friday night, the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays were in the midst of a ho-hum game.

But before the final out was made and the Rays finished with a 7-4 win, the clubs engaged in a bench-clearing brawl after Red Sox reliever Franklin Morales drilled the Rays' Luke Scott in the leg with a pitch.

"A guy got hit in the leg and boys will be boys," Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said.

But the incident wasn't ...

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