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When will they learn?  Not even a year after the Dodgers had started on the greatest in-season turnaround in franchise history, national media types were reading them the last rites.  Not even two weeks before this post, a writer for USA Today informed us that the Dodgers have “no chance” to win the West.  Not [...]

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Juuuust when it looks like they’re getting something going, the LA Dodgers go back to their old, uninspired ways.  While they lost by a substantial margin of 3 runs, Sunday’s matinee was a very winnable affair.  Bronson Arroyo himself didn’t feel like he had enough stuff to win- and he didn’t, box score notwithstanding, so [...]

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So far, this has not been a particularly fun season.  It’s not just the record, it’s the atmosphere.  Take your pick- high expectations that have not (yet) been met, disgruntled players not performing at their typical levels, a team-run television network that can’t be seen by most people,  a non-mascot that has been, at best, [...]

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Well, we’re only ten games in, so the short answer is not very much.  But for anyone old enough to remember Polaroids, we are  just about at the part where we’ve been staring at a blank picture for about a minute, and the shapes are starting to take form.  Dee Gordon and Dan Haren have [...]

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