Red Sox vs. Rays: So we meet again ...
Barry Chin/Globe Staff
May 25, 2012
After Rays pitcher Burke Badenhop hit Dustin Pedroia in the lower back in the sixth inning, Red Sox reliever Franklin Morales drilled Luke Scott in the leg in the ninth. Both benches cleared, but no punches were thrown. "A guy got hit in the leg and boys will be boys," Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said. Rays manager Joe Maddon took issue with the beaning. "Quite frankly I think it was ridiculous, and I think it's absurd, idiotic, I'll use all those different words."