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Per Dylan Hernandez of the <a href="http://twitter.com/dylanohernandez/statuses/22388283463" target="new">LA Times</a>: "Manny sitting because the Dodgers are preparing to deal him? 'No, no, no,' Joe Torre said. 'This is just my dumb move.'"
Per Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times: "Manny sitting because the Dodgers are preparing to deal him? 'No, no, no,' Joe Torre said. 'This is just my dumb move.'"

Manny Ramirez is sitting tonight, for the third straight game. In the games Manny has started this season, the Dodgers are averaging 5.28 runs per game, and have a 32-22 record. In the games Manny hasn't started, the Dodgers have averaged 3.71 runs per game and are 35-40. The Dodgers have scored more runs (285) in 54 games started by Manny than in the other 75 games (278).

Here are the lineups:

Dodgers Rockies
LF Podsednik
2B Young
2B Theriot CF Fowler
RF Ethier LF Gonzalez
CF Kemp SS Tulowitzki
1B Loney 1B Helton
3B Blake RF Smith
SS Carroll 3B Mora
C Barajas C Olivo
P Billingsley
P Chacin

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