Mexico, Canada Throw Down

Canada fights to the finish to stay live, upsetting Mexico in brawling contest

Originally Published: March 10, 2013
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

PHOENIX -- Here's a possible new rule to add to the World Baseball Classic. In the first round of tournament play, no pitcher should be allowed to throw more than 65 punches in a game.

What a thing. Saturday's WBC game between Canada and Mexico quickly descended into the WBCM -- the World Baseball Cage Match -- when a ninth-inning bunt single sparked a long and violent benches-clearing brawl with players tackling and wrestling each other, holding each other down and punching faces ...

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