Andre Ethier a possibility for Game 1

Updated: October 11, 2013, 12:09 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS -- Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier could play center field in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series on Friday, manager Don Mattingly said Thursday.

The club will wait to see how Ethier's injured left ankle responds Friday to a strenuous workout he had Thursday at Busch Stadium.

Ethier said he still had "lingering pain" in the ankle but was "able to keep pushing it" Thursday to the point where he was able to run the bases, slide, track down ...

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