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Carmona, Sheffield among four players tossed after seventh-inning fight

Updated: September 19, 2008, 9:37 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Gary Sheffield and Fausto Carmona exchanged punches during a bench-clearing brawl Friday night between the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians.

In the top of the seventh inning, Carmona gave up a two-run homer to Detroit's Miguel Cabrera. One out later, the Cleveland pitcher hit Sheffield in the left arm with a pitch. The Tigers' designated hitter walked slowly to first base, carrying his bat with him, glaring at Carmona and exchanging words with the right-hander.

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