Found April 25, 2012 on STLSportsMinute:
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny was ejected for the first time in his managerial career after arguing a call at second base in the tenth of the Cardinals 3-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs. - Photo courtesy of Getty Images St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is experiencing many new things in his first season as a manager in Major League Baseball. Matheny has quickly had to learn how to handle a bullpen, juggle a lineup filled with injuries, and manage a team that has been assigned a tough travel schedule to begin the season. In Tuesday night's 3-2 extra innings loss to the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, Matheny experienced something else for the first time as manager of the Cardinals. He was ejected from a Major League Baseball game for the first time as manager. Matheny was ejected in the tenth inning after a questionable call took place on a stolen base attempt by Cubs outfielder Tony Campana.  It looked as though Campana may have beaten Gold Glove catcher Y...
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  • Matheny just proved ~ he's a stand-up, take charge, support his player type of guy! Kudo's to him. Okay, he got ejected for arguing a call ~ was his first, but certainly won't be his last in his career! Not afraid to be an active manager. Goes with the territory.
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