A.J. Ellis gets chance at catcher

Updated: March 7, 2010, 9:12 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

MESA, Ariz. -- Biding his time at his locker amid the typically cramped conditions of a spring-training visiting clubhouse, A.J. Ellis wasn't worried about having to wait one more day for his big chance. Every other Cactus League game in the Phoenix metro area already had been canceled, and the steady rain falling outside at HoHoKam Park made it clear that the Dodgers' date with the Chicago Cubs was about to be sacked, as well.

After seven seasons of professional baseball, most of them spent ...

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