ATLANTA — Dee Gordon was adamant: When he attempted to steal second base in the ninth inning of the Dodgers' 4-3 defeat to the Atlanta Braves Friday night, he was safe.
"I'm not going to harp on what he called, but I thought I was safe," Gordon said.
Gordon entered the game as a pinch-runner for catcher A.J. Ellis, who drew a one-out walk in the ninth.
With pinch-hitter Andre Ethier at the plate, Gordon bolted for second base. Second base umpire Bill Miller ruled that Braves shortstop Andrelton...