KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Even after a lengthy replay, Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire still thinks the call was wrong.
No worry. When he was ejected for arguing the play in the third inning Tuesday night, it gave him a nice vantage point - a flat-screen TV and a comfy chair in the clubhouse - to see Kyle Gibson shut down the Kansas City Royals for seven innings in a tense 2-1 victory.
The play in question was Chris Parmelee's sinking liner to left field that Alex Gordon appeared to trap while sliding. The umpires ruled it a catch, though, likely saving a run. Gardenhire quickly challenged it, only to be incensed when a review of 3 minutes, 31 seconds let it stand.