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Sore Crawford gets a break in Arizona finale

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PHOENIX -- Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford was out of the lineup for a second consecutive game on Sunday with a "tight right side," manager Don Mattingly said.

Mattingly is faced with squeezing four stars into three outfield spots, but he said Sunday's decision was easy because of Crawford's health.

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PHOENIX -- Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford was out of the lineup for a second consecutive game on Sunday with a "tight right side," manager Don Mattingly said.

Mattingly is faced with squeezing four stars into three outfield spots, but he said Sunday's decision was easy because of Crawford's health.

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Mattingly, however, said the issue was minor and he expected Crawford to be fine by Tuesday, when play resumes in San Francisco.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com.

 

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