Baseball’s complicated relationship with hit-by-pitches just got a lot more complicated.

Hunter Strickland drilled Bryce Harper in the hip with a 98 mph fastball in Monday’s Washington NationalsSan Francisco Giants game, with the obvious intention of hitting Harper in the hip. Harper charged the mound, sort of threw his helmet and exchanged punches with Strickland, with both landing blows on each other’s faces. The benches cleared, order was restored and it eventually took four teammates to drag Strickland into the tunnel connected to the Giants dugout.

It was pure bush league from Strickland, and that was made clear by catcher Buster Posey‘s reaction. Posey stood behind home plate as Harper charged the mound, a thousand words spoken with his motionless pose. The pitch was likely thrown as a ridiculous retaliation for the two home runs Harper hit off Strickland in the 2014 playoffs, including this monster mash that Harper watched — it was right down the line — before starting his home run trot: