Justin Verlander tweeted a great reaction after Thursday's game against the New York Yankees, although it's unclear what he was tweeting about.
— Justin Verlander (@JustinVerlander) August 24, 2017
He could have been tweeting about the bench clearing brawl started by Miguel Cabrera, or he could have been referring to his own heated confrontation with Victor Martinez after the brawl.
Victor Martinez is mad at Justin Verlander. Maybe Verlander will actually get traded now? pic.twitter.com/PiL7Lo3RT8
— Good Fundies (@goodfundies) August 24, 2017
Whatever the reason, it was clear that he thought things did, in fact, escalate quickly.