We’re not sure what sparked this, but things got so heated between Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman David Freese and the team’s third-base coach, Joey Cora, that the two had to be separated.
Here’s a video of at least part of their heated encounter.
Things got a little heated in the Pirates dugout today as third base coach Joey Cora and David Freese had to be separated during a 7-0 loss. ?pic.twitter.com/9tHxhbe2qu
— Stadium (@WatchStadium) May 28, 2018
Obviously, losing 7-0 in a game that featured no small amount of controversy contributed to this incident. But one wonders if there’s something else going on behind the scenes, because these two men definitely had some friction between them.