7/10 Lou tossed
Lou Piniella was ejected by first base umpire Jerry Layne for arguing a call between innings after the Dodgers’ fifth. It’s the first time Piniella has been tossed this season, and first time since Aug. 9, 2009.
Layne called Xavier Paul safe on an infield hit to open the Dodgers’ fifth, although the replays showed that pitcher Tom Gorzelanny stepped on the bag ahead of Paul. Piniella had gone onto the field and argued with Layne at that time. Paul eventually scored on a single by Andre Ethier.
After the Dodgers’ fifth ended, Piniella walked out to talk to Layne again, and the Cubs manager was then tossed.
– Carrie Muskat