The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION

Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire ejected against Tigers after call near 2B

  • Print

DETROIT - Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire was ejected from Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers for arguing a call near second base.

With the bases loaded and one out in the fourth inning, Detroit's Andrew Romine hit a grounder toward the shortstop that looked like a potential double play, but the ball hit Austin Jackson, the runner who had been on second. Umpires called Jackson out, made Victor Martinez stay on third and awarded Romine first, leaving the bases still loaded with two out.

Gardenhire, apparently wanting the umpires to award a double play, came out to argue, and he was eventually thrown out by third base umpire Joe West, the crew chief.

The play didn't cost Minnesota any runs. Rajai Davis followed with a groundout to end the inning.

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Key of Bart - Take It Easy

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • Two baby tigers were unveiled at the Assiniboine Park Zoo this morning, October 3rd, 2011. (TREVOR HAGAN/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
  • June 24, 2012 - 120624  -  Amusement riders on the last day of The Ex Sunday June 24, 2012.    John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

How surpised are you by the Bombers’ 4-1 start to the season?

View Results

Ads by Google