Pedro hits Karim Garcia in the neck then hurls epithets as Garcia walks to first, loading the bases with no one out. As Soriano then hits into a double play, Karim slides hard into 2nd. He and Todd Walker — Boston’s 2nd baseman — have words, and both benches clear in an attempt to mediate. Photo by Krupa-AP.
(Later Garcia and relief pitcher Jeff Nelson are arrested for fighting the insult-throwing, part-time groundskeeper, who was the only “security” the home team Red Sox provided in the Yankee bullpen.)