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Dodgers are off and running

New first-base coach Davey Lopes has already instilled a new confidence on basepaths

Updated: April 2, 2011, 9:13 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- The baseball part of the day began early, one of the advantages of waking up in California being that day games from the East Coast are on by mid-morning. It was during the ninth inning of ESPN's Houston Astros-Philadelphia Phillies broadcast -- following what could have been, but ultimately wasn't, a critical baserunning blunder by Ryan Howard -- that analyst Aaron Boone speculated that the Phillies are likely to really miss their departed first-base coach of the past four seasons, ...

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