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Ted Lilly finds path to success

Left-hander's guile and competitiveness continue to pay off on mound for the Dodgers

Updated: June 1, 2011, 8:18 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- If you're the sort who looks for things not to like in a ballplayer, you won't be disappointed with Ted Lilly.

He doesn't have an overpowering fastball. He isn't big enough to be any sort of imposing presence on the mound. He gives up a lot of fly balls, which against the right lineup and in the right ballpark can be dangerous, if not downright scary. And when it comes to controlling the running game, with that slow-motion delivery of his, well, forget about it.

So how ...

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