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Dodgers fall short in many ways

Garland's 2011 debut is hardly a shining one as L.A. is routed in Jackie Robinson Day

Updated: April 16, 2011, 2:50 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- When it comes to baseball's league-wide celebration of Jackie Robinson Day, the Los Angeles Dodgers tend to outdo all other clubs, as well they should.

Although their pregame ceremony Friday night was a bit understated compared to previous years, having Don Newcombe throw out the ceremonial first pitch to Matt Kemp was a poignant moment, and the decision by Kemp and left fielder Tony Gwynn to wear their uniform pants baggy and cinched just below the knee, the way Robinson ...

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