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Don Mattingly to replace Joe Torre as Dodgers manager

Dodgers hitting coach Don Mattingly will replace Joe Torre as Dodgers manager after the season. Torre, who said the team needs a new voice, did not concede to being done with managing.

"Baseball has been my life, and hopefully will continue to be my life in some capacity," Torre said. "When I came out here, it was just to find out if managing can be fun again, and it's been fun. ... But you have to make some decisions by instinct, and my instinct tells me it's time to go

Torre, over the course of his time in L.A., owns a 251-221 record. While Torre did not rule out a return to the dugout, the two teams he could join, the Braves and Cubs, are both looking for younger long-term managers. Nevertheless, either club could bring him in on a three or four year deal potentially.