It has been more than a year since Mat Latos played in his last Major League Baseball game.
But the 30-year-old and former Miami Marlins pitcher made the rounds again on Saturday after being involved in a bench-clearing brawl during a game with the independent Can-Am league between Latos' New Jersey Jackals and the Rockland Boulders.
Video of the incident shows Latos throw a pitch that went just above the opposing batter's head. After some jawing, Latos steps off the mound and approaches the batter near home plate when a player from the Boulders' dugout charges toward him.
Pandemonium broke loose from there.
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Latos picked up the player and slammed him to the ground as both benches emptied and made their way toward the center of the diamond.
Latos, a Coconut Creek High grad who also attended Broward College before going pro, started 16 games on the mound for the Marlins in 2015. He went 4-7 with a 4.48 ERA, giving up 44 earned runs over 88.1 innings of work.
Latos was 71-59 with a 3.64 career ERA in his nine-year MLB career, which also had stints with the Padres (2009-2011), the Reds (2012-2014), the Dodgers (2015), the Angels (2015), the White Sox (2016), the Nationals (2016) and the Blue Jays (2017).
Latos is 1-2 with a 5.14 ERA over four starts on the season with the Jackals.