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Look out!
Prince Fielder, Yovani Gallardo and Reed Johnson have a close personal encounter after Johnson's ground out

Yovani Gallardo grimaces in pain
Yovani Gallardo grimacing in pain after the collision; 1B coach Matt Sinatro looks him over

Look out, Reed!
Reed Johnson and Kosuke Fukudome in yet another close personal encounter chasing Prince Fielder's fly ball in the 6th inning

Johnson drops the ball!

D-Lee slides in safely
Derrek Lee slides into 2nd after a throw beats Ryan Theriot to 3rd (top of photo)

Go, Prince, Go!
Prince Fielder chasing the errant throw after Lee's slide

Fukudome slides!
Kosuke Fukudome slides into the plate in the 6th inning. This photo clearly shows him sliding in safely before Jason Kendall tagged him.

Fukudome was really safe
Fukudome is called out, As you can see, plate umpire Brian O'Nora was out of position to make this call.

Lou Piniella makes his point after the bad call on Fukudome by O'Nora

Ask and you shall receive -- David did get the Soto/Fielder collision, though with someone's waving cap in the way:

The Earth shook

Click on photos to open a larger version in a new browser window. All photos by David Sameshima