The Los Angeles Dodgers have rebounded from a below average month of August to surge in September and whittle their magic number to clinch a playoff berth down to two. Tonight, the Dodgers could be the first National League team to lock up a spot in the postseason by notching a victory against the Washington Nationals coupled with losses from the San Francisco Giants and the Atlanta Braves. Chad Billingsley will return to the starting rotation tonight in an attempt to make his case for being in the postseason rotation, and he has his work cut out for him to earn his spot. Currently, the Dodgers have six starters in the rotation: Billingsley, Clayton Kershaw, Randy Wolf, Hiroki Kuroda, Jon Garland, and Vicente Padilla. This means that two men have to be slimmed off the current rotati ...
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