Shields' pitch to BoSox's Crisp sparks bench-clearing brawl

Updated: June 6, 2008, 2:04 AM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Boston center fielder Coco Crisp was hit on the right hip by Tampa Bay right-hander James Shields, prompting a benches-clearing brawl in the second inning of the Red Sox's 7-1 win Thursday night.

Crisp dropped his bat, charged the mound, ducked a wild right by Shields before throwing a few punches that may have grazed Shields before being tackled to the ground by catcher Dioner Navarro.

Rays DH Jonny Gomes charged the mound from the dugout, jumped on Navarro and Crisp, and ...

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