Dodgers should hand keys to the kids

While its season at a crossroads, it's time to take a chance on L.A.'s young talent

Updated: June 20, 2011, 2:23 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- I'm going to use this column to take up a cause that occurred to me in the top of the fifth inning on Saturday night when Los Angeles Dodgers rookie right-hander Rubby De La Rosa appeared to be in trouble, the first two Houston Astros batters having reached base. De La Rosa actually was in far more trouble than we knew, as he wouldn't survive what became a five-run frame for the Astros, but that was incidental to what I'm about to say.

With a veteran catcher and three veteran ...

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