Pirates' Travis Snider Sports a Black Eye After Benches-Clearing Brawl

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistApril 21, 2014

via @LBSports

The Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates were involved in a benches-clearing brawl on Sunday, and Pirates outfielder Travis Snider has the bruises to prove it.

Although Snider wasn't in the lineup, it didn't stop him from getting in on the action when the benches cleared after the Brewers' Carlos Gomez tripled in the third inning. During the scuffle, Milwaukee's Martin Maldonado hit Snider—who was wearing sunglasseswith a vicious punch.

Snider was seen bleeding in the dugout after the teams separated:

The blood was gone on Monday, but Snider had an ugly black eye and a scar from the sunglasses:

In case you missed it, here's the brawl:

The umpires ejected both Gomez and Snider for their roles in the brawl. Discipline has yet to be handed down, but several players could be facing suspensions.

[Larry Brown Sports, TwitterMLB.com]