Yankees catcher Jorge Posada ignited a bench-clearing brawl when he intentionally bumped into Toronto Blue Jays reliever Jesse Carlson after scoring in the eighth inning in New York's 10-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays last night. Posada was returning to the bench after scoring when he bumped up against Carlson, who exchanged a few words with Posada. Whatever was said, it was enough to get Posada charging, and the rest of the Yankee players off the bench followed suit. Carlson was seen sporting a knot on his head after the incident. Yankees manager Joe Girardi was also reportedly struck in the melee. Read the full story here.
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Article written by Neil Ferro