According to Eric Stephen of True Blue LA, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly will be forced to serve a two-game suspension for arguing with an umpire on Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Mattingly will sit the last two games of the series against the Atlanta Braves:
Dodgers announce Don Mattingly was suspended for 2 games for arguing on Thursday in Pittsburgh— Eric Stephen (@truebluela) August 18, 2012
Mattingly's suspension will start tonight. Trey Hillman will be acting manager for remaining two games in Atlanta— Eric Stephen (@truebluela) August 18, 2012
The Braves and Dodgers kicked off a three-game weekend series on Friday night from Turner Field. Atlanta beat Los Angeles in the first game by a final score of 4-3.
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