Originally written on Feelin' Kinda Blue  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Just two days ago, I wrote on Yahoo! Sports that Don Mattingly shouldn't yet be fired. Today, I may have changed my tune. Just in front of Wednesday's matinee series finale with the Brewers, Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register brought us these comments from the soon-to-be-former Dodger manager. "Must-read strong comments from #Dodgers mgr Don Mattingly pregame seemed to point finger at not only lack of "mental toughness" from his players but also at poor construction of the team. We gotta find a team with talent that will fight and compete like a club that doesn't have that talent,' he said, pointing to last year's team which led the NL West by 5 1/2 games at the end of May despite a far less-talented lineup. I felt we got more out of our ability (last year). I don't know about being tougher but I felt we got more out of our ability.  There has to be a mixture of competitiveness. It's not 'Let's put an All-Star team together and the All-Star team ...
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