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Kemp to have MRI, out until at least Tuesday

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Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers grimaces as he flies out in the fourth inning against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium on September 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

The Dodgers announced Saturday that will sit out slugger Matt Kemp until Tuesday to rest and examine the star's injured his shoulder. He is scheduled for an M.R.I. on Saturday.

"I appreciate him wanting to play, wanting to be tough and go out there, but at some point you've got to be honest and say either I can help the team or I can't help the team," Dodger manager Don Mattingly told ESPN LA. "If it's hurting him to swing the bat and he's not able to do some things, it doesn't do us any good for him to be out there."

Dodger trainer Sue Falsone told L.A. Times Dodgers blogger Steve Dilbeck that Kemp would likely also have a cortisone injection.

Last year's N.L. M.V.P. runner-up has slumped noticeably since crashing into the center field wall of Denver's Coors Field on August 28. 

Although the five-tool outfielder is batting .315 with 18 home runs over 85 games this year, he has only 3 hits out of the last 30 plate appearances since he bashed his shoulder two weeks ago.

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Be a sport: Photos from the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre LA Live

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Red Carpet

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Sportscaster Chris Berman (R) and Bailey the Los Angeles Kings Mascot arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Show

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: A general view of the finale is seen onstage during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: (L-R) Los Angeles Dodgers Matt Kemp and Actress Cody Horn arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Press Room

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: (L-R) NHL players Matt Greene, Dustin Brown and Dustin Penner of the Los Angeles Kings eith award for Best Upset posing in the press room during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Red Carpet

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: (L-R) Los Angeles Dodgers Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Red Carpet

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: NBA player Lamar Odom of the Los Angeles Clippers (L) and actress Hayden Panettiere arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Show

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: (L-R) NBA player Steve Nash and Nascar driver Danica Patrick present award for Best Team onstage during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Blake Griffin (L) and Kevin Love speak via satellite during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Professional skiier Lindsey Vonn walks onstage during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Red Carpet

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: NBA New Orleans Hornets player Anthony Davis arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Show

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Host Rob Riggle speaks onstage during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Show

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: (L-R) Actor Rob Lowe with award recipient Eric LeGrand onstage during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Red Carpet

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: NFL player Demaryius Thomas arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Red Carpet

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: UFC fighters Jon Jones and Anderson Silva arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Show

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Rappers NAS (L) and Swizz Beatz perform onstage during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: (L-R) Lehigh Basketball team Coach Murray Goodman, Gabe Knutson, John Adams, Jordan Hamilton, Coach Antoni Wyche and CJ McCollum arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Press Room

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Matthew Stafford of the Detriot Lions wins award Best Comeback Athlete poses in the press room during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Backstage & Audience

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson poses backstage during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: NBA players Juwan Howard (L) and Mike Miller (R) of the Miami Heat accept the Best Team award from NBA player Steve Nash and Nascar driver Danica Patrick onstage during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Professional surfer Maya Gabeira and actor Jesse Spencer arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Professional skier Maya Turski arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Backstage & Audience

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: NBA players Juwan Howard (L) and Mike Miller of the Miami Heat, winners of the Best Team Award pose onstage during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Show

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: NFL player Tim Tebow of the Denver Broncos and Professional skiier Lindsey Vonn onstage during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: (L-R) Tennis player Daniela Hantuchova and NFL player Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: (L-R) Soccer player Carlos Bocanegra arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Show

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: NFL player Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers (L) and actress Zooey Deschanel speak onstage during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Cleveland Browns player Josh Cribbs arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: (L-R) Brothers Dan Gronkowski, Gordie Gronkowski, Rob Gronkowski and Glenn Gronkowski arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: NBA New Orleans Hornets player Anthony Davis arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Green Bay Packers player Desmond Bishop (ring detail) arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: (L-R) UFC fighters Anderson Silva and Jon Jones arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: NFL players Victor Cruz and Eli Manning of the New York Giants with Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Hornets arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Actress Hayden Panettiere arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Show

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Professional snowboarder Shaun White (L) and actress Olivia Munn speak onstage during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: TV Personality Holly Robsinson Peete and kids arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Professional surfer Maya Gabeira and actor Jesse Spencer arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Press Room

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: NFL player Demaryius Thomas accepts award for Best Moment poses in the press room during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Press Room

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Christian Watford wins award for Best Play poses in the press room during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Alpine Skiier Bode Miller (L) and guest arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: College Basketball player Pendarvis Williams (R) and guest arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: NHL players Matt Greene, Dustin Brown, and Dustin Penner of the Los Angeles Kings accept the Best Upset award onstage during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: NFL player Eli Manning of the New York Giants arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Press Room

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Actress Jessica Biel poses in the press room during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Red Carpet

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: NBA player Steve Nash (L) of the Los Angeles Lakers and former Los Angeles Lakers coach, current head coach for the Texas Legends Del Harris arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Former NBA player Julius Erving and guest arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: The Sasquatch (L) and actor Joel McHale arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Bailey The Los Angeles Kings Mascot arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Red Carpet

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: (L-R) Musician Nas and Los Angeles Lakers Steve Nash arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Red Carpet

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: US Olympic Gold Medalist Bruce Jenner (L) and NBA player Lamar Odom of the Los Angeles Clippers arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)


Relive the glory and the rug burn of the red carpet and ceremony with a slideshow sampling of winning photos from Wednesday night's 2012 Espy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. 

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Body of missing Dodgers fan found floating in bay

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San Francisco Bay just off the Embarcadero near Howard Street. The body of missing Dodgers fan Victor Murillo was pulled from water near this location on Wednesday.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the body of missing Dodgers fan Victor Murillo was found floating in the bay just off the Embarcadero. Authorities say the 27-year-old vanished after a Giants game in San Francisco on June 25.

Murillo, a prison guard from Yolo County, disappeared while walking with a friend to a parking lot on Piers 30-32 around 10:40 p.m., say officials. 

The friend looked down to type a text message and when he looked up Murillo was not there. The friend believes he fell into the water, reports the Chronicle.

A passerby spotted the body just before 8 a.m on Wednesday morning about four blocks from the reported disappearance.

The investigation into Murillo's death continues.

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Bryan Stow beating case: In video, suspect Marvin Norwood says 'Pretty sure I'm going down for it'

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Louie Sanchez and Marvin Norwood are the primary suspects in the March 31, 2011 beating of Bryan Stow in the Dodger Stadium parking lot.

The preliminary hearing for Marvin Norwood and Louie Sanchez, the suspects in last year's near fatal beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow on opening day at Dodger Stadium, continues Thursday in L.A.

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge George G. Lomeli saw the first piece of evidence yesterday, a video put forth by L.A. County prosecutors of defendant Norwood talking to his mother on the phone about his involvement in the incident, reports the L.A. Times

In an interrogation room, on a LAPD detective's cellphone, 31-year-old Norwood tells his mother, "Hey, I got arrested for that Dodger Stadium thing... I was involved... Pretty sure I'm going down for it," remarking that 30-year-old Sanchez was also in custody, says the Times.

The pair could stand trial on charges of assault and battery, inflicting great bodily injury, and mayhem, if it's determined there is enough evidence to proceed.

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Preliminary hearing begins for two men accused of beating Bryan Stow at Dodger Stadium

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Louie Sanchez and Marvin Norwood are the primary suspects in the March 31, 2011 beating of Bryan Stow in the Dodger Stadium parking lot.

Two men accused of beating Giants fan Bryan Stow nearly to death last year at Dodger Stadium are scheduled to appear in court this morning for a preliminary hearing.

Louie Sanchez, 30, and Marvin Norwood, 31, face charges of mayhem, assault and battery resulting in serious bodily injury. They and Dorene Sanchez were arrested last July in connection with the March 31, 2011 beating in the parking lot following last year’s season opener against the San Francisco Giants.

Stow, 43, a paramedic for the city of Santa Cruz, sustained severe brain damage. His supporters say he still suffers from memory loss and other problems.

According to reports, the hearing that begins this morning is expected to last about four days, with 22 witnesses and several police officers called to the stand to testify. Ultimately a judge will decide whether there is enough evidence for a trial against Sanchez and Norwood.

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