Time for a 'younger voice'

Joe Torre admits his way didn't work this year as he hands the reins to Don Mattingly

Updated: September 18, 2010, 10:26 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- To steal a phrase Joe Torre likes to use when talking about young, inexperienced major league players, the game was moving a little fast for me. After almost a quarter of a century in the sportswriting biz, I still find days like Friday to be a challenge to the senses, a mad scramble to make sure nothing is missed while a million different things seem to be going on in a million different places.

But amid all the madness at Dodger Stadium on Friday, there was a single utterance ...

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