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  1. 2014 MLB playoffs -- Matt Kemp of Los Angeles Dodgers calls out u...

    Mark Saxon

    Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp, who got in a heated argument with plate umpire Dale Scott late in his team's 3-1 loss to the Cardinals in Game 3 of the NLDS, blasted the veteran umpire after the game.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  2. Dodgers win a war of replay

    Mark Saxon

    PHOENIX - When Don Mattingly jogged out to ask the umpires to take a second look at whether catcher Miguel Montero had improperly blocked the plate while attempting to apply a tag on Carl Crawford in the fourth inning Tuesday night, he had a hidden a...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  3. Series preview: D-backs at Dodgers

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES - The Dodgers played a couple of frustrating games to end their trip to Cincinnati. They bickered with an umpire while getting dominated by pitcher Johnny Cueto one day, then watched their injury-depleted lineup blow a chance to win again...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Reds 5, Dodgers 0

    Mark Saxon

    CINCINNATI -- The Los Angeles Dodgers went down fighting, or at least arguing. Trying for their first four-game winning streak of the season, the Dodgers got into all sorts of disputes with plate umpire Seth Buckminster during a 5-0 loss to the Ci...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  5. Empty swings, wasted potential

    Mark Saxon

    Juan Rivera lost track of the count. The umpire had to hold up four fingers to tell him he'd just walked. Hanley Ramirez started to walk back to the dugout, thinking he had struck out. The umpire had to remind him he had called the pitch a ball, n...

    Blog | September 09, 2012
  6. 3 Up, 3 Down: Pirates 10, Dodgers 6

    Mark Saxon

    The Dodgers' groove slowed with a 10-6 loss in Pittsburgh Thursday, an emotional game in which both Matt Kemp and Don Mattingly were ejected for arguing with the home plate umpire. The loss cost the Dodgers a chance to complete their first four-ga...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  7. Angels hopes fade into the West

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Angels were left stewing Tuesday night about a call they thought an umpire blew, but most fans will probably be lamenting a call manager Mike Scioscia didn't make until it was too late. Scioscia let pitcher Jerome Williams face ...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  8. The evolution of Mark Trumbo

    Mark Saxon

    Sunday night in Texas, Mark Trumbo took a 2-and-2 fastball from Rangers reliever Mark Lowe that may or may not have brushed the outside edge of the strike zone. Trumbo says he could have lived with it if the umpire had called him out on strikes. One ...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  9. Chris Iannetta has a close call

    Mark Saxon

    Chris Iannetta nearly stood between Jered Weaver and the second perfect game in Angels history. Or, make that, didn't stand between it. Until Weaver's seventh-inning walk of Josh Willingham -- facilitated by umpire Ed Hickox denying the Angels' ap...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  10. Abreu ejected in first inning vs. Tigers

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Angels designated hitter Bobby Abreu has been ejected from Los Angeles' game against Detroit for arguing after a strikeout. Abreu protested after umpire Angel Campos called him out on a pitch from Tigers ace Justin Verlander to...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  11. Royals 2, Angels 0: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels had another miserable afternoon of clutch hitting Wednesday and Billy Butler hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning to win it for the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Umpires initially ruled Butler's drive off Scott Downs a doub...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  12. Rain delay hits in the top of the fifth

    Mark Saxon

    BOSTON -- Umpires stopped the game and the Fenway Park grounds crew pulled on the tarp with one out in the top of the fifth inning, right after Howie Kendrick struck out in a scoreless tie. It was just after 8:30 p.m. EDT. The teams played the ear...

    Blog | May 04, 2011
  13. Jered Weaver's lapse in poise ends in loss for Los Angeles Angels...

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels' ace lets a ball call by home-plate umpire affect his outing.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2011
  14. Los Angeles Angels Ervin Santana doesn't like ump's calls

    Mark Saxon

    Angels' Ervin Santana isn't happy with ump's calls against Yankees.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2010