When the Los AngelesáDodgers finally clinched the National League West Division after five straight losses, beating the Colorado Rockies last Saturday, 5-0, one thought ran through my head... "It's about time! They should have clinched in Pittsburgh!" This team, quite frankly, was in free fall the last week of the season. No one was hitting-and when they were, leads were being blown-and I thought that Colorado was playing better baseball and would surelyácatcháL.A., ifánot overtake them outright. Now that the Dodgersáhave gutted it out to enter the National League playoffs as a division champion, let me share my thoughts about howáI think they will fare. It's no secret thatáL.A's opponent ináthe Division Series, the St. Louis Cardinals, have one overwhelming advantage over the Dodg ...
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Article written by Derek Hart