Former Pirate Lastings Milledge was involved in a bench-clearing brawl yesterday during a Venezuelan winter league game. Milledge hit a key double in the fifth inning and, upon reaching second base, made a motion as if he was tossing a grenade into his team's dugout. It seemed like a pretty harmless celebration to me. Here is a video of the double, with the grenade toss occurring around the 1:35 mark.
The opposing team did not seem to appreciate the gesture, though. Milledge was hit by a pitch in his following plate appearance, and he stole second uncontested. Tempers flared from there, and the benches emptied. After a minute or so, order was restored and both teams began filing back toward their respective dugouts. However, Milledge suddenly sprinted back into the mass of player...
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