Torre to retire as Dodgers manager

FILE - This April 24, 2010, file photo shows Los Angeles Dodgers manager Joe Torre sitting in the dugout before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, in Washington. A Dodgers official speaking on condition of anonymity tell The Associated Press that Joe Torre intends to retire as Los Angeles Dodgers manager at the end of the season and will be replaced by hitting coach Don Mattingly. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

September 17, 2010 1:13:24 PM PDT
Joe Torre announced Friday he will retire as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, who are mired near the bottom of the NL West, and the team immediately said hitting coach Don Mattingly will replace him.