Dodgers' Turner upset balk-off loss was 'decided by an umpire'
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Another day, another player upset with a critical call made by an umpire.

Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner didn't mask his words following the team's devastating balk-off loss to the Mariners on Saturday night.

"That’s the worst part about tonight: It was decided by an umpire," Turner said postgame, according to The Athletic's Pedro Moura. "Let the players handle it and determine the outcome."

Here's a look at the play Turner is questioning, in which right-hander Dylan Floro balked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning:

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Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was a little more accepting, admitting he saw Floro's knee buckle.

"As the rule states, he got it right," Roberts told Moura, adding that there was no intent to deceive the runner.

It was a crushing loss for the Dodgers, who tied the game in the top of the ninth off flamethrowing closer Edwin Diaz thanks to a solo shot from Max Muncy. L.A. now sits two games back of the Diamondbacks for the NL West lead, and two games behind the Cardinals for the second wild-card spot.

For the Mariners, they'll take wins any way they can at this point in the summer. It moved them to within 3.5 games of the Astros and A's, who are tied for the AL West lead at 74-49.

The two sides will square off in the series' rubber match at 4:10 ET on Sunday.

Dodgers' Turner upset balk-off loss was 'decided by an umpire'
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