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WATCH: Reds manager David Bell, Yasiel Puig ejected after brawl vs. Pirates

Reds reliever Amir Garrett, two Pirates also ejected in aftermath of fourth-inning melee

Cincinnati Reds manager David Bell and outfielder Yasiel Puig were ejected from Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates after a benches-clearing brawl between the two teams in the top of the fourth inning.

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After Pirates starter Chris Archer threw a pitch behind the Reds’ Derek Dietrich, both Archer and the Reds were given warnings by the home plate umpire. Bell came out of the dugout to protest the warning and the benches cleared. Puig had to be held back during the melee then eventually went after some Pirates players.

PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 07: Benches clear after Chris Archer #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates throws behind Derek Dietrich #22 of the Cincinnati Reds in the fourth inning during the game at PNC Park on April 7, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images)
Photo: Justin Berl/Getty Images

Reds reliever Amir Garrett also was ejected.

Two Pirates relief pitchers -- Keone Kela and Felipe Vazquez -- were thrown out.

Dietrich hit a long home run off Archer in the first inning.

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