Ugly Cleveland Guardians fan fight erupts in the stands as man punches woman after she appears to spit on him
- A nearby fan got involved and his nacho platter was knocked over in the action
- The Guardians won the game 8-6 after a shocking comeback in the eighth inning
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Footage of a fan brawl during Saturday’s game between the Cleveland Guardians and the Los Angeles Angels has gone viral.
The altercation involved a man in a red shirt and two women sitting behind him while another male fan, innocently holding a tray of nachos, looked like he was trying to defuse the situation.
In a turn of events that escalated very quickly, one of the women, who was also wearing red, appeared to spit on the man she was talking to. It’s unclear if he was spat in the video by Instagram user b1ake_55.
The man in red immediately reacted and slapped her on the head before pushing the flying woman back into her seat.
The follow-up to his slap hit the elbow of the man holding his mid-game snack, knocking the nachos to the ground before he could devour them.
The incident began when a woman in red appeared to spit on a man in red
Things quickly escalated in the stands as the man reacted by quickly slapping his head
A fan who appeared to be trying to negotiate peace dropped his nachos on the floor and responded by getting involved
In an attempt to avenge his fallen snack, the Navy man transformed from an attempted peacemaker into a fighter as he marched, though the effort did not end well for him.
The two women who were originally arguing with the man in red, as well as the woman who was sitting next to him, later got involved in the scuffle.
Other nearby fans began to break up the fight with the man in red still seen punching the other man as he still appeared to be on the ground despite not being fully visible.
As far as actual baseball played, the Guardians managed to pull off an 8-6 win.
Other nearby fans began to break up the fight with the man in red still seen punching the other man
Josh Naylor hit a three-run homer as Cleveland busted for six runs in the eighth inning to come back strong and pull off an unexpected comeback.
Down 6-2 and seemingly headed for another disappointing loss, the Guardians, who have been bottom of baseball in most offensive categories, picked up an unlikely win that looked like so many last season on the lane. of an AL Central title.
Andres Gimenez also homered in the eighth for Cleveland, who up until then had been unlucky and injured with a poor base run.
When Naylor’s fifth homer landed in the right-field seats, Cleveland’s dugout exploded and a crowd of 27,644 fans, some of whom had booed earlier in the inning, finally had something to cheer about.