Sep 7, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins starting pitcher Sam Dyson (36) throws a pitch during a game against the Washington Nationals at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Marlins Way: Minor Leaguers Chris Hatcher, Sam Dyson "Duke it Out"

It’s good to see minor league players play with intensity and fight. That is usually what gets a career minor leaguer through his stint in the lower levels of baseball and a shot at the MLB. However, two Marlins minor league pitchers showed the wrong kind of fight and are now paying the price.

According to Craig Davis of the Sun-Sentinel, Chris Hatcher and Sam Dyson got into an altercation at a Nashville bar last week:

New Orleans relievers Chris Hatcher and San Dyson reportedly duked it out at a Nashville bar on April 29. Dyson ended up with a broken jaw and Hatcher with a five-game suspension.

Dyson is reportedly out six weeks, after having to have surgery. The team expects Dyson to be out for six weeks.

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