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Davey Lopes, Dodgers go back to basics

Updated: February 22, 2011, 8:18 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The first full-squad workout of spring training for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and of the managerial career of Don Mattingly, included all the usual stuff: bunt-defense drills, infielders taking ground balls, even some live batting practice thrown by a handful of the pitchers in camp.

The highlight, though, was probably the final event: a baserunning primer by the team's new first-base coach Davey Lopes.

The 45-minute session dealt mostly with the basics. But ...

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