Manny Ramirez doesn't start, K's in 7th

Updated: August 29, 2010, 2:40 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

DENVER -- The Los Angeles Dodgers' reason du jour for keeping Manny Ramirez out of the lineup for the third consecutive game: Left field at Coors Field is too big for him to cover.

"It has nothing to do with all the gossip and all the waiver stuff," Dodgers manager Joe Torre said. "That has nothing to do with this."

Ramirez did make a brief appearance in Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Rockies. He pinch-hit for Dodgers starter Chad Billingsley in the seventh inning, Ramirez struck ...

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