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Don Mattingly learning on the job

Some might say he kept Kershaw in too long against Rockies, but it's hard to blame him

Updated: June 10, 2011, 2:35 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

DENVER -- It's kind of tough to blame Don Mattingly for what happened here Thursday night. But at the same time, it's kind of tough not to.

On the one hand, there is a reason the Los Angeles Dodgers seem to suffer far more than their share of devastating, late-inning, come-from-ahead losses, the latest being a 9-7 crusher at the hands of the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. That reason is that their bullpen is, to be polite, a little shaky, even though it has been a lot better the past few ...

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