Russell Mitchell delivers for Dodgers

His ninth-inning HR propels L.A. over Chicago, but his time in the majors could end soon

Updated: May 21, 2011, 5:10 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

CHICAGO -- It was almost funny, but it was mostly just sad.

I speak, of course, of the lineup the Los Angeles Dodgers put on the field for their first interleague game of the season, and it was an interleague road game, no less. Even without a pitcher in the lineup, though, there wasn't anybody from the fifth spot down who was hitting better than .233, and there wasn't anybody from the seventh spot who was hitting .200, or even close to it.

And there, at the very bottom, where the ...

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