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Sources: Umpires erred in Dodgers' loss

Updated: July 21, 2010, 11:52 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Umpires in Tuesday's Dodgers-Giants game erred in forcing Jonathan Broxton from the game, a major league official told ESPN's Tim Kurkjian.

Don Mattingly, who had to take over as manager after the separate ejections of Joe Torre and Bob Schaefer, went to the mound for a ninth-inning chat with closer Broxton before Andres Torres came up. Mattingly took a few steps off the dirt toward the dugout before turning around and advising first baseman James Loney what depth to play.

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