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We can forgive Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis's exuberance at witnessing the greatness that was Josh Beckett's gem of a game yesterday. Not that the backup had anything to do with it, but still. What we can't forgive is the clumsiness that saw him stepping on a catcher's mask, tweaking his ankle, and ending up on the 15-day DL.

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Per ESPN, Ellis's explanation:

My right foot landed right on top of it and rolled it pretty good. I knew right away that it was more significant than other ankle rolls I've had in the past. I'm beyond frustrated.

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At least it wasn't "Kendry Morales" bad.

[ESPN]

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