This has become a familiar situation for Nolasco, 30. The Dodgers are sticking with starter Ricky Nolasco for Game 4 of the NL Championship Series against St. Louis. "Until somebody says otherwise, I'm focused on going out there and pitching tomorrow," Nolasco said. Mattingly stopped just short of issuing an ironclad guarantee that Nolasco will start. Whether it will or it won't, everything is meant to be and happens for a reason." Dodgers catcher A.J. The Dodgers replaced him with Clayton Kershaw last Monday in Game 4 of the NL Division Series against Atlanta. Shortstop Ramirez is wearing a flak jacket to protect his broken left rib, while Ethier has been bothered by shin splints.