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If you charge the mound on Glen Perkins, be ready for a crane kick to the face

In case you haven't heard, there was a little brawl during Thursday's Dodgers-Padres game. Four players were ejected and LA starter Zack Greinke suffered a broken collarbone

The incident sparked all kinds of questions including who should be penalized and what the punishments should be. HardballTalk writer Aaron Gleeman had a very simple query regarding pitcher self-defense techniques:

Glen Perkins?

So please don't charge the mound on the Twins reliever. Mr. Miyagi has taught him well:

-- Matt Monagan / MLB.com