Mattingly, Kemp ejected from Dodgers' game

BY foxsports • May 29, 2011

Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp and manager Don Mattingly were ejected seconds apart on Sunday following an argument over balls and strikes in the fourth inning of their game against the Florida Marlins.

Kemp came up with the bases loaded after a one-out intentional walk to Andre Ethier. He fell behind 0-2 on a borderline pitch from Ricky Nolasco, then grounded into an inning-ending double play. As he crossed the third base line to retrieve his glove, Kemp said something to plate umpire Ron Kulpa and was ejected before getting to the dugout.

Kemp had to be restrained by teammate Dioner Navarro. Mattingly took up the argument and also was ejected, but kept jawing with Kulpa in an animated manner before play finally resumed.

The ejection was Mattingly's second of the season and first before the home crowd.

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