Winston Involved In Brawl
Florida upset No. 1-ranked Florida State four-1 after a benches-clearing fracas Tuesday night time in Jacksonville.
Police got here onto the sphere to assist umpires restore order, holding Jameis Winston and others again.
It began when FSU's DJ Stewart ran into Florida pitcher Danny Young, who was trying to discipline Stewart's slow roller up the primary-final analysis. Florida first baseman Zack Powers confronted Stewart before umpires separated them.
However, the benches and bullpens emptied, and gamers – including FSU reliever and Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston – spilled onto the field. Police got here onto the field to assist umpires restore order, and one was photographed holding Winston and different players again.
It appeared to be nothing more than pushing and shoving, and the gamers returned to their benches. Stewart, Younger and Powers had been ejected. Florida's Justin Shafer was later ejected in a separate incident.
"It's very laborious for me to touch upon," FSU coach Mike Martin mentioned, in accordance with FloridaState.247sports.com. "I will simply wait till the verdict is in concerning D.J.'s standing."
Florida (sixteen-9) took the groups' common-season sequence with the win. The Gators also beat Florida State (19-5) three-1 last week in Gainesville. The teams additionally meet April 8 in Tallahassee.