Nolan Arenado, Luis Perdomo spur wild basebrawl between Rockies and Padres

Prized Rockies prospect Ryan Mc Mahon has that left-out feeling

A bench-clearing brawl erupted during the San Diego Padres' game against the Colorado Rockies Wednesday afternoon.

A third-inning brawl resulted in the ejections of star third baseman Nolan Arenado, left fielder Gerardo Parra and starting pitcher German Marquez, but Colorado managed to squeeze out the victory to avoid a three-game sweep. It did not work because a glove is 16 ounces and Arenado is 230 pounds.

All of this started Tuesday when Padres outfielder Manuel Margot was hit in the ribs and then went on the disabled list. Two more plunks in the early innings Wednesday meant Arenado had had enough. Six players in total were ejected from the game after the dust settled.

I've been covering Arenado since his debut in 2013 and have never seen him as heated as he was in reaction to the pitch, immediately spiking his helmet and charging the mound. The big play was Tony Wolters' bases-loaded, two-run single that center fielder Franchy Cordero misplayed to allow another run to score.

The Padres roared back for three runs in the sixth off of right-hander Antonio Senzatela, who had replaced Marquez.

Arenado's reaction in the third woke up the slumbering Colorado bats, with the Rockies scoring five times in the inning to take a lead it wouldn't relinquish in the Major League Baseball game on Wednesday (NZT Thursday). Wade Davis pitched a ideal ninth for his fifth save as the Rockies finished the homestand 2-4..

Related News:

Most liked

Underlying Inflation Shows Signs of Pickup in US
March data for China's price rises were released this morning and came in below February's and below forecasts. On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices stayed flat in March, after edging up by 0.2 % in February.

Presidency: Buhari's candidature will be a liability to APC - Chekwas Okorie
Nigerians on social media have reacted to the news. "The other one about doing one term was when he was running in 2011. The All Progressives Congress (APC ) has explained why Nigerians should re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

Six dead in plane crash on TPC Scottsdale Golf Course
Simpson said investigators will also listen to the audio tape of the pilot talking to the airport tower during takeoff. Piper Comanche 260 Can't wait to take this bad boy up and around for some adventures Whoohoo 6 seats.

Uber sets out multi-modal transport plan with Jump bikes acquisition
Services by non-professional Uber drivers only continue in Poland, the Czech Republic and Romania. So, if a driver is stuck in traffic, they can quickly tap "stuck in traffic" to notify the rider.