Local

Gardy Ejected After Rare Call

Gardy Ejected After Rare Call

Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire was ejected in the fourth inning of the Twins’ game against the Oakland Athletics after an unusual play.

Gardenhire was thrown out after umpires huddled and awarded Jed Lowrie a two-run double after originally calling his line drive down the first-base line foul. Umpire Bill Miller had to dance out of the way of Lowrie’s hit as it landed in front of him and ruled it foul.

Lowrie objected, and Athletics manager Bob Melvin came out to argue.

Miller then huddled with the entire umpire crew for a couple of minutes. Once the conference was finished, crew chief Dale Scott awarded Lowrie a two-run double.

Gardenhire immediately came out of the Twins’ dugout and argued for close to five minutes with Scott and Miller, who eventually ejected the manager.

The Athletics scored 10 runs in the fourth to open a 13-1 lead Wednesday night.

Recent Headlines

in National, Sports

U.S. Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Games to Boston

olympics

Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.

in Local

Phone Issues at WNAX

no cell phone

Phone issues at 570 WNAX

in National

Safety regulators fine Chrysler record $105 million

chrysler

The automaker's agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration contains an unprecedented buyback option covering hundreds of thousands of vehicles.

in Agriculture

Highway Bill Complicated by COOL

cattle_truck-300x225

Congress is facing a difficult task of trying to pass a long term highway bill before the end of the…

in Agriculture

Farm Bureau Study Supports Pipelines

farm bureau logo

A study released by the American Farm Bureau Federation reveals that expanding pipeline infrastructure would relieve the nation’s overburdened freight…