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LEADING OFF: Mattingly on ejection streak, K-Rod loses job

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:



Miami's Don Mattingly has managed in just three innings over the first two games of a series against St. Louis because of a pair of ejections. Mattingly was thrown out by Hunter Wendelstedt in the second inning Monday, then got tossed arguing balls and strikes with Andy Fletcher on Tuesday. Of course, Mattingly is likely frustrated with more than just crew chief Joe West's umpiring unit — his Marlins entered Tuesday on a 5-12 slide.


The Angels are still hopeful of avoiding a disabled list stint for injured star Mike Trout. The reigning AL MVP sat out a fourth straight game...