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Monday, April 23, 2018

Don Mattingly praised by son Preston for throwing down Alan Trammell

Don Preston MattinglyThe Los Angeles Dodgers players likely appreciated manager Don Mattingly standing up for them during the benches-clearing brawl with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night, but nobody enjoyed Mattingly’s actions more than his son, Preston.

Preston Mattingly, who was a first-round pick of the Dodgers in 2006, tweeted on Tuesday that watching his dad throw down Diamondbacks coach Alan Trammell “like a rag doll” got him all hyped. His tweet linked to a GIF of the throw down as seen below.

Here are a few photos of Mattingly rag-dolling Trammell:

There’s no question who won that fight. But the question is whether or not it was fair.

A tale of the tape is in order.

Mattingly: 52 years old, 6-feet-0, 175 pounds
Trammell: 55 years old, 6-feet-0, 165 pounds

Yup, this was definitely a fair fight. Maybe we’ll give Trammell the benefit of the doubt and just say he was thrown off by Mattingly’s surprise attack. I mean nobody really expects a manager to go HAM during a fight, right? They’re supposed to be controlling the situation!

You can watch the full Dodgers-Diamondbacks fight video here.

Photo: Twitter/PMoney30

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