Jon Weisman of ESPNLosAngeles.com's Dodger Thoughts blog
offers a player-by-player look at some of the key members,
best stories and biggest disappointments of the Dodgers' season.

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WT: 170 lbs. HT: 5-9
BATS: Right THROWS: Right
BORN: Feb. 18, 1974
BIRTHPLACE: Evansville, Ind.

He went from third-string second baseman to the winner of the Roy Campanella Award as the team's most inspirational player. How? Attitude helped, but don't disregard his .379 OBP. ... Highlight: Started 25 straight games April 27-May 3 for injured Rafael Furcal and delivered a .385 OBP. ... Lowlight: Went 0-for-5 on July 18, failing to advance six runners, the day L.A. blew a 4-0 lead and lost at St. Louis, 5-4. ... Sidelight: Was 6-for-13 with three walks (.563 OBP) as a pinch-hitter.

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SPLITS G AB R H HR RBI AVG SLG OPS
Career 1276 3671 560 1000 13 265 .272 .338 .687