Details are still scarce, but apparently one of Chicago's top prospects, Jorge Soler, was ejected from the Daytona Cubs game against the Clearwater Threshers tonight when he charged the Threshers dugout with a bat after exchanging some words with Daytona's second baseman.
Fight in Daytona. Soler attacks Threshers dugout with a bat.— Josh Timmers (@Cubsminorswrap) April 11, 2013
Soler grabbed a bat and charged Threshers dugout and started hitting the dugout (not the player) with a bat.— Josh Timmers (@Cubsminorswrap) April 11, 2013
Benches had cleared before then, although it didn't sound like any punches were thrown.— Josh Timmers (@Cubsminorswrap) April 11, 2013
Update 10:46 p.m.: Timmers fleshes the story out over at Bleed Cubbie Blue. The benches cleared in the seventh after an innining-ending double play that found Soler and Clearwater second baseman Carlos Alonso get tangled up and Alonso apparently stepped on Soler. Then things escalated.
When everyone returned to the dugout, Soler grabbed a bat and charged the Clearwater dugout and went after Clearwater with the bat. He had to be pulled away and back into the dugout by Javier Baezand Daytona hitting coach Mariano Duncan.
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