Yovani Gallardo

Adam Wainwright beats Dodgers on the mound and at the plate during 2-0 Cardinals win

Adam Wainwright beats Dodgers on the mound and at the plate during 2-0 Cardinals win

To catch the pitch that incited the ire of Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina lifted his glove up and to his left. The location of the ball inflamed a dispute between Gonzalez and umpire Marty Foster in the ninth inning of a 2-0 Dodgers loss. Gonzalez saw a ball, the fourth of the at-bat, and expected to trot to first base with a leadoff walk. Foster countered by pumping his fist for a called third strike.

Inside the dugout, as the Dodgers embarked on a futile rally against closer Seung-Hwang Oh, Gonzalez stewed. When Foster heard chirping from the bench, he ejected Gonzalez. After Gonzalez climbed the steps to jaw at Foster, the...

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