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James Loney tries new hitting incentive

Updated: May 3, 2011, 2:27 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman James Loney, who was out of the starting lineup against an opposing left-handed pitcher for the second time in the past four days on Monday night because of his .125 average this season against southpaws, now has a new reason to try to hit more opposite-field line drives than fly balls.

Manager Don Mattingly said that starting with Monday night's game against the Chicago Cubs, when Loney wasn't slated to start against left-hander James ...

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