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Dodgers reliever Madson struggling through Series

LOS ANGELES - When the Dodgers have been in precarious situations in the middle innings this postseason, when the opposition is threatening with runners on base and the game's complexion is a swing away from a drastic shift, manager Dave Roberts has unflinchingly confided in one reliever. That reliever, Ryan Madson, pitched to a 5.47 earned-run average in 58 games during the regular season, but the Dodgers discarded the numbers. They trusted the 38-year-old Madson's stuff and extensive

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