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Brian Sabean

Edwin Rodriguez is taking heat in Florida, but if the Marlins fire their manager, they will lose shortstop Hanley Ramirez in the process. Ramirez is a huge backer of Rodriguez's and believes responsibility for their sudden slide belongs with the players, not management. "When we do good, people look at us,'' Ramirez said. "It's like Ozzie (Guillen) says, 'Yeah, when the team is winning, you have to give credit to the players, and when they're losing, they want to fire me.' No, that's not how it (should be).'' … The Giants are worried that Freddy Sanchez's dislocated shoulder will be a season- ending injury. It only adds...