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MLB Announces Punishment For Dodgers Star Justin Turner

A general view of Dodger Stadium, home of the Dodgers.

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 09: A general view during player introductions before game one of the National League Division Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Mets at Dodger Stadium on October 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Dodgers star Justin Turner let his emotions get the best of him during Monday night's loss to the San Diego Padres.

The star third baseman was upset with a strike call made by the home plate umpire. After striking out, Turner confronted the umpire to make his case.

While arguing balls and strikes, Turner appeared to bump the home plate umpire, a big no-no in the eyes of Major League Baseball.

As a result, Turner receiver a one-game suspension.

According to a report from MLB insider Ken Gurnick, Turner was suspended for one game and received a fine for his actions on Monday night.

Gurnick revealed Turner plans to appeal the decision.

Here's the play in question.

Turner clearly makes contract with the official as he's trying to get his point across.

The Dodgers wound up losing the game 4-3. Despite the loss, Los Angeles has a stranglehold on the National League West, leading the San Francisco Giants by 20 games.

No, that's not a misprint, the Dodgers hold a 20-game lead over the next closest team in the division. It's safe to say we'll see Justin Turner and the Dodgers come playoff time later this season.

Stay tuned for the latest.