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Dodgers need these backups to start

Though Blake and Uribe are the veterans, it seems Miles and Carroll should play more

Updated: June 12, 2011, 11:10 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

DENVER -- Among the many intricacies and nuances I have observed in my dozen years as a major league beat writer, one is that things are often done for the wrong reasons and decisions are often based on the wrong criteria.

Need to clear a roster spot for a veteran coming off the disabled list? Send out the guy with minor league options, even if he is tearing it up. Got a bargain-basement bench player outperforming the guy he is supposed to be backing up? Keep playing the guy with the big ...

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