Dodgers aren't committing to DeWitt

Belliard signing shows team isn't ready to give DeWitt the keys to second

Updated: January 27, 2010, 11:44 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Two weeks ago, in an impromptu conversation with a handful of reporters at the major league owners' meetings in suburban Phoenix, Dodgers manager Joe Torre was asked about his team's second-base situation, the question coming at a time when it didn't appear the club had much interest in bringing back any of the incumbents.

"We're going to give Blake DeWitt a shot at playing there,'' Torre said, with a sigh.

Torre's words were direct and straightforward. It was his sigh that was hard ...

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