Los Angeles Times

Calm Ethier taking it all in

LOS ANGELES_Andre Ethier has returned from his deathbed as a baseball player so many times, it can't really be a surprise that he's played his way on to another postseason roster.

For the second consecutive year, Ethier sat out the first five months of the regular season because of an injury, only to return in September to show the brain trust in the Los Angeles Dodgers front office there was more baseball in him than their computers anticipated.

Overcoming adversity wasn't always an Ethier trademark. Earlier in his career, he was known for his volatility,

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