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Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez defiant after seventh-inning ejection

Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez defiant after seventh-inning ejection

In the wake of the Dodgers’ 4-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday night, Adrian Gonzalez was smiling and ready to talk about his seventh-inning ejection. Asked if he had any regrets about his dismissal, Gonzalez replied, “Absolutely not.” In fact, Gonzalez said he was looking forward to receiving a phone call from Joe Torre, the league’s chief baseball officer. “That’s why I did it,” Gonzalez said. Gonzalez remained defiant as he looked back at the events leading up to his ejection, saying his at-bats in the fifth and seventh innings were compromised by errant strike calls by home plate umpire Doug Eddings. Gonzalez had problems with a...

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