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Dodgers manager Ned Colletti on how the LA team went from worst to first

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Ned Colletti, General Manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, watches batting practice before the game against the Minnesota Twins on June 27, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

The morning of June 22, the Dodgers were in last place in the National League West. Their record of 30-42 was not what fans were expecting from a team with a robust payroll of over $200 million.

Then on dime, they turned it all around. They won six straight, then 10 of 11 and ultimately had a historically dominant run where they won 42 of 50 games going from worst to first winning their division. For more on how it all happened we're joined by the person who put the team together, Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti.  

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