The Cardinals and Reds engaged within the first benches-clearing incident of the 2021 MLB season Saturday at Nice American Ball Park in Cincinnati. Reds outfielder Nicholas Castellanos was on the heart of it.
Castellanos stood over pitcher Jake Woodford at house plate and yelled at him after scoring on a wild pitch within the fourth inning. Castellanos was nonetheless upset about Woodford hitting him with a pitch earlier within the inning.
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Woodford and catcher Yadier Molina jawed at Castellanos, which received everybody on the sphere. No punches had been seen on the TV feeds.
There was a flareup minutes later within the outfield because the bullpens headed again to their respective areas. Cardinals reliever Jordan Hicks and Reds shortstop Eugenio Suarez had been among the many principals. Once more, no punches had been seen.
Castellanos was the one individual ejected.
The St. Louis-Cincinnati dislike stretches again greater than a decade. An precise brawl between the groups came about in 2010, additionally in Cincinnati. Molina was within the heart of that one, too.