Manager: March 1 goal for Matt Kemp

Updated: February 23, 2013, 9:11 AM ET
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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly told MLB.com that March 1 is a loose target date for Matt Kemp to play in spring training games. The center fielder underwent surgery on his left shoulder in October.

"I don't go definitely March 1 with Matt, because it might not be until March 5 or March 7 when he's ready to play. That doesn't mean anything's wrong," Mattingly told MLB.com.

He also said left fielder Carl Crawford, who is coming off Tommy John surgery, likely will make ...

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