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Hey Dodgers: Call up a player, not just a guy with a good glove

Hey Dodgers: Call up a player, not just a guy with a good glove

So the Dodgers played Thursday without a true center fielder. Andre Ethier was the fill-in player, which is swell for a day. But with Matt Kemp on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right hamstring, the Dodgers need to call up an everyday center fielder. Manager Don Mattingly has acknowledged he has no such animal on the club not named Kemp. He also said before Thursday’s game that they were expecting to find their man from triple-A Albuquerque and not double-A Chattanooga. Which is a mistake. There is no one at triple-A with whom the Dodgers are not already familiar. Tony Gwynn Jr., Elian Herrera and Matt Angle are all nice enough, but are limited offensively. They...

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