The 5 Costliest Sports Fights of the Last Decade

When athletes fight, the cost is usually much more severe than just the fine they're assessed. Read about the costliest sports fights of the past few years.

Zack Greinke vs. Carlos Quentin

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Zack Greinke vs. Carlos Quentin

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Talk about costly. When L.A. Dodgers starting pitcher (and former Cy Young winner) Zack Grienke beaned San Diego's Carlos Quinten in the left shoulder back in April, Quentin sped toward the mound. Greinke dropped his shoulder as Quentin tackled him to the ground, resulting in a broken collarbone for Greinke and eight weeks of recovery. Quentin was suspended for eight games, but L.A.'s loss of one of its best starting pitchers was a hit the team will feel deep into the 2013 MLB season.

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Photo via lohud.com

Talk about costly. When L.A. Dodgers starting pitcher (and former Cy Young winner) Zack Grienke beaned San Diego's Carlos Quinten in the left shoulder back in April, Quentin sped toward the mound. Greinke dropped his shoulder as Quentin tackled him to the ground, resulting in a broken collarbone for Greinke and eight weeks of recovery. Quentin was suspended for eight games, but L.A.'s loss of one of its best starting pitchers was a hit the team will feel deep into the 2013 MLB season.


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Topics: BOXING | SPORTS | INJURY | SUSPENSION