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Randy Wolf

Cubs' Maddon tossed again in NLCS; ump admits he missed call

Cubs manager Joe Maddon turned out to be right. Even the umpire said so, later.

Maddon's prize? He got ejected for the second time in the NL Championship Series.

At least he'll get one more day in the dugout. Chicago reliever Wade Davis struck out Curtis Granderson on the next pitch after the disputed call and the Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 4 to avoid a sweep.

Maddon lost his argument in the eighth inning over what was originally ruled a swinging strikeout of Granderson. That call was changed to a foul tip after Granderson objected and Dodgers manager Dave Roberts asked the umpires to confer on the field.

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