Watch: Yankees, Red Sox brawl after Tyler Austin charges mound
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox got in a bases-clearing brawl on Wednesday night after Tyler Austin charged the mound.
Austin was hit in the back by Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly in the top of the 7th and charged the mound. The two ended up on the ground with players running in from all over to pull them apart:
The rivalry is back. pic.twitter.com/T4doaVvODu
— NESN (@NESN) April 12, 2018
Sox fans loved the reaction from Kelly as Austin took some steps towards him. He was ready for the fight:
Joe Kelly saying "let's go" is my new spirit animal pic.twitter.com/KKXVXqxUHj
— Red (@SurvivingGrady) April 12, 2018
Both Austin and Kelly were ejected from the game.
The brawl between the Sox and Yankees comes the same day two National League teams got in a fight.