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It's Time for October Baseball

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The speculation of postseason rosters, pitching rotation and all that rot is over. October baseball has finally arrived for your Los Angeles Dodgers.

The club is feeling confident but ready for a good fight.

“I obviously know that it’s a tough task obviously going against a guy who probably was the frontrunner for the Cy Young,” game one starter Randy Wolf said Tuesday about going against St. Louis Cardinal’s ace Chris Carpenter.

“It’s going to be a battle. If I execute what I want to execute, go out there and throw strikes, I think I’ll give this team a chance to win.”

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This sounds great coming from a pitcher who is making his debut in postseason baseball today. Manager Joe Torre isn’t showing too much concern about Wolf’s inexperience in October.

“You’ll see his emotions,” Torre said. “You’ll see him snatch the ball back from Russell Martin, and I think that’s why he is who he is.

“Concern or no concern, I really don’t. He seems excited, and I’m sure he’s going to have a lot of butterflies.”