Don Mattingly was ejected for the fourth time this season Tuesday. (Associated Press photo)
ATLANTA — Home plate umpire James Hoye ejected Dodgers manager Don Mattingly in the eighth inning for arguing a strike called against Justin Turner.
Turner had some words for Hoye after the at-bat, which ended in a groundout, but he was not ejected. Mattingly then yelled at Hoye from the Dodgers’ dugout and was ejected from the game.
It was the fourth time Mattingly has been ejected this season, and the 19th time he’s been ejected in his career as a manager.
Here’s what he said after the game:
Brett Anderson leaves the field in the third inning of the Dodgers’ 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday. (Associated Press photo)
ATLANTA — In the context of Brett Anderson‘s career, the injury he suffered Tuesday isn’t serious. It just came at a bad time for the Dodgers, who lost 4-3 to the Atlanta Braves. Juan Uribe drove in the game-winning run against his former team for the second straight day.
The box score is here.
Prior to the game, Brandon Beachy was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
ATLANTA — Dodgers pitcher Brett Anderson was humming through the 2015 season healthier than he’s been in six years Tuesday when his streak of good health came to a slowly dribbling halt in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves.
Anderson hustled off the mound to field a weakly hit ground ball, kicked the baseball as he bent over, and eventually picked up the ball in foul territory in front of the Dodgers’ dugout. Anderson walked back to the mound without any apparent symptoms of an injury, but he was soon met by Dodgers medical director Stan Conte, manager Don Mattingly and the entire infield.
After a brief talk with Conte, Anderson left the game. The Dodgers haven’t yet announced why.
Update (9:25 p.m.): Anderson left the game with irritation in the area of his left Achilles tendon, according to the team. He will be re-evaluated Wednesday.