Dodgers Up to the Challenge

I subscribe to the Dodgers News and read it via my RSS reader. I was disheartened and a bit disturbed to see the headline Dodgers Hope to Finish What They Started back on September 10. The article talked about the potential for this to be the “club’s worst collapse since Bobby Thomson’s ‘Shot Heard ‘Round the World‘ in 1951″. Seriously, this is on the Dodger’s Web site.

Well, it appears that the Dodgers may have seen that and are answering the call to keep that collapse from happening. Since the article appeared the Dodgers have gone 4 and 1 and have increase their lead over Colorado to five games (it helps that the Rockies have gone 2 and 4 since then).

The boys finish off the series against Pittsburgh tonight and have tomorrow off. The Giants come to town on Friday for a weekend series before the Dodgers head out for a nine game road trip. When they get back they’ll face Colorado for the final three games of the regular season, then on to the playoffs.


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