Manny Ramirez hit a three run homer and things were going well for the Sox until the fireworks started when Coco Crisp came up to bat in the 4th.
Basically, it all started yesterday, when Crisp slid hard into Akinori Iwamura almost knocking him down. But today, tempers flared.
Crisp was hit on the inside of the thigh by starter Josh Shields. The benches cleared as Crisp rushed toward Shields who threw a punch. Then everyone disappeared into a pile of bodies as the two threw punches.
Of course, the Red Sox take credit for the win but no one really knows. Part of it may have been frustration on the Rays part because of Manny's 5 RBIs and the Sox sweep.