Angels third baseman Yunel Escobar wasn’t a fan of a non-strike call on Orioles batter Chris Davis in the bottom of the seventh inning. Davis checked his swing on a 1-1 fastball from Tim Lincecum, appearing to register a swing, but it was called a ball. In protest, Escobar — due to a shift, positioned about where the shortstop would be — drew a large home plate in the infield dirt. He was immediately ejected by home plate umpire Tim Timmons.
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Escobar has been otherwise solid for the Angels this year, batting .317/.365/.413 with 21 doulbes, 27 RBI, and 37 runs scored in 345 plate appearances.