This folks is a good one. The San Francisco Giants and the Philadelphia Phillies got involved in a high quality brawl on Friday night. Shane Victorino who had hit a Home Run earlier in the game was hit in the back by a Ramon Ramirez pitch. Victorino stepped towards the mound, Giants catcher Eli Whiteside whipped off his mask and glove and started bobbing and weaving towards the on coming Phillies bench. From there it was on. After a lot of pushing and shoving and grabbing and clawing, the brawl seemed to be simmering down. That’s when Victorino broke free and dove back into the fray sparking more mayhem. Ramirez, Whiteside, and Victorino were all ejected for their role in the brawl. (Will get the video up on this post once MLB.com lets me embed it.)
Fresh off a Derek Jeter appearance at shortstop and a Phil Hughes appearance on the mound, Trenton Thunder fans welcomed Shane Victorino and Brad Lidge who were rehabbing with the visiting Reading Phillies. With Trenton being less than an hour from Philly and about an hour and a couple hours from New York, the team has welcomed droves of Yankees and Phillies fans looking to see their stars up close and personal. In the story below Lidge and Victorino talk about what it’s like to play in the minors in front of the rabid fans.
Rehabbing Phillies Lidge, Victorino thrill fans in Trenton — Press Of Atlantic City