Red Sox Brawl With Tigers In Boston

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BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis charged the mound after being hit with a pitch, throwing his helmet and tackling Detroit pitcher Rick Porcello before both benches and bullpens poured onto the field.

Youkilis and Porcello were ejected from Tuesday night's game in the second inning, and Porcello turned back to scream at the umpire as he left the field.

Red Sox starter Junichi Tazawa hit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera in the hand in the first inning. In the bottom half, Porcello threw inside to Boston first baseman Victor Martinez, who took a few menacing steps toward the mound before returning to the batter's box.

Youkilis was hit by a pitch on Monday night.

Detroit led 3-0.