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Mattingly claimed this is more a reflection on what an unexpectedly terrific start Gordon has gotten off to and less a result of Crawford's early struggles.
Gordon, who is listed on the initial All-Star ballot at second, is batting .357, leads
"He can cause havoc, especially if he continues to get on base like this," Mattingly said.
Crawford is hitting just .222 without a home run, but Mattingly said he's actually been swinging the bat well of late, just into hard outs.
This is the first time this season Crawford has not batted either first or second in the lineup. Crawford, by the way, was the Dodgers' outfielder left off the All-Star ballot.
The Dodgers' lineup of the night: