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The making of Manny's homer

Updated: April 19, 2010, 1:17 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- To the naked eye, the latest Hollywood ending at Dodger Stadium seemed simple enough. Manny Ramirez's right calf still wasn't quite healed enough to allow him to play nine innings, so on an afternoon when the Dodgers were completely handcuffed by savvy San Francisco left-hander Barry Zito and at a point when they had gone 17 consecutive innings without scoring, Ramirez came off the bench to pinch hit and swatted a game-winning, two-run homer, giving the Dodgers a 2-1 victory over ...

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