Benches Clear After Josh Donaldson, Keone Kela Exchange Swears In ALDS

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Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson

Photo via Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson (left) stands behind his teammates as the benches clear in the 13th inning against the Texas Rangers in game two of the ALDS at Rogers Centre.

Things got a little tense between the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers during Game 2 of the American League Division Series on Friday.

Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson crushed a ball during the 13th inning and stood at home plate admiring his blast as it sailed foul. Rangers pitcher Keone Kela wasn’t a big fan of Donaldson’s reaction, and he let the third baseman know it.

Then the benches cleared after the two exchanged swears. Ultimately, no punches were thrown, but it was a pretty tense situation.

The Rangers tacked on two runs in the 14th inning to win the game 6-4 and take a two-games-to-zero lead in the best-of-five series.

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Thumbnail photo via Nick Turchiaro/USA TODAY Sports Images

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