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Don Mattingly ready for his chance

New Dodgers manager knows there will be adjustments but seems prepared for them

Updated: January 14, 2011, 10:07 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- He's been around the Los Angeles Dodgers' clubhouse for a few years now, and before that he was "Donnie Baseball," so he's anything but a newbie.

Still, it's going to take Don Mattingly some time to get used to the feel of the manager's chair.

Wednesday was the first day he could have taken his new seat as a large group of reporters gathered to hear his first public comments of the new year. But instead of sitting atop the bench in the Dodgers' dugout, Mattingly pulled ...

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