Ailing Ethier rescues Dodgers
SAN DIEGO -- It wasn't Kirk Gibson, it wasn't the World Series, it wasn't Dodger Stadium, and it wasn't even the ninth inning. But it was a critical juncture in a critical game for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and it did involve arguably their most valuable offensive player coming off the bench in a physically debilitated state and playing the hero.
When Andre Ethier emerged from the visiting dugout to pinch hit for Chad Billingsley, much like Gibson on that long-ago night, just the sight ...
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