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A.J. Ellis says Dodgers' loss to Cardinals is a real frame job
A.J. Ellis says Dodgers' loss to Cardinals is a real frame job

A.J. Ellis sighed as he recalled how he was thrown out of a game for the first time in his career. "Just an accumulation," he said. "Reached a boiling point." The catcher struck out three times Friday before he was ejected by home plate umpire Mike Winters in the seventh inning of a 3-0 defeat to the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. By the end of the night, the Dodgers were no longer in first place, as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Atlanta Braves to move a half-game in front of them in the National League West. Ellis said his primary source of frustration was Winters' strike zone, which he described as inconsistent. "I had a rough...

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