Dee Gordon to be Dodgers shortstop?

Updated: September 29, 2011, 9:55 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PHOENIX -- Two hours before the Los Angeles Dodgers were to play their season finale against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said rookie shortstop and leadoff hitter Dee Gordon has earned a shot at being the everyday player at that position in 2012.

"I hate to say he is my shortstop, because you don't want to just anoint anybody,'' Mattingly said. "You don't want somebody coming to spring training thinking they have it made. But you have ...

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