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Rays manager Joe Maddon ejected from ALDS Game 2

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon was ejected from Game 2 of the AL division series for arguing a checked swing by Texas' Michael Young.Maddon was thrown out by plate umpire Jim Wolf in the fifth inning Thursday after Young hit a three-run homer to give the Rangers a 5-0 lead.One pitch earlier, Young tried to stop his swing on a 2-2 pitch. Wolf appealed to first base umpire Jerry Meals, who ruled that Young held up in time. Rays players were incensed on the bench, and replays showed that Young probably went too far.After the home run, Maddon left the dugout to talk with reliever Chad Qualls. The manager yelled at Meals from the mound, then argued with Wolf when the umpire arrived at the huddle and was tossed."That's just the way baseball is. It's a game of inches, a game of opportunity," Qualls said. "It hasn't been going our way right now. Obviously, it's no excuse for the pitch that followed the check-swing."It was the 16th time a manager was ejected from a postseason game and the fi...

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