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A calmer A.J. Pollock hopes for a strong second half with the Dodgers

PHILADELPHIA - In retrospect, the Los Angeles Dodgers' A.J. Pollock admits, maybe he was pressing. Maybe coming to a new team and seeing so many new faces and learning a new commute and a new city and a new routine was overwhelming. Maybe that elbow infection that knocked him out for more than 10 weeks wasn't all terrible.

"Just being able to take a step back from everything, maybe this is a blessing that I got to take

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