Punches thrown during Rockies-Padres bench-clearing brouhaha

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Things got very heated during today's Padres vs. Rockies game.

Arenado and Perdomo were ejected along with the Rockies' Gerardo Parra and German Marquez, who was the starting pitcher for Colorado, and the Padres' A.J. Ellis. In the bottom of the first inning of Wednesday's game, Perdomo hit Trevor Story with a 1-1 fastball. In the second inning, Colorado's starting pitcher German Marquez retaliated by beaning San Diego's right fielder Hunter Renfroe. The third baseman wasted no time in sprinting right for Perdomo. And, as usual, it didn't take long to go viral. Perdomo and catcher A.J. Ellis were tossed on San Diego's side.

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Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge.

The benches cleared and the scuffle lasted over a minute as the two were separated and then another brawl broke out. Arenado throws a punch.

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Ian Desmond pinch-hit for Arenado after he was ejected. Arenado pretty clearly threw a big punch during the scrum.

We will update you on any long-term suspensions or fines as soon as we learn the details. Once the Major League Baseball sorts through the full video, expect others to face some discipline as well. Arenado was the leadoff hitter in the third inning with the game tied 0-0, before the fireworks erupted.

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Buddy Baumann replaced Perdomo on the mound, and the Rockies scored five runs in the inning.

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