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Carroll gets call against left-hander

Updated: July 16, 2010, 8:09 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ST. LOUIS -- Los Angeles Dodgers utility man Jamey Carroll, a right-handed hitter, was in the starting lineup at second base on Friday night against St. Louis Cardinals rookie left-hander Jaime Garcia, something manager Joe Torre said would be fairly standard procedure for the foreseeable future.

Torre said a straight left-right platoon between Carroll and promising youngster Blake DeWitt will still allow DeWitt to get most of the starts but also will allow Carroll, who began the ...

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