To put it bluntly, there's two ways to look at the 2012 Dodgers as they currently stand at the All-Star break.
On one hand, there's the "glass half-full" approach, which cites their half-game divisional lead despite mounting injuries.
On the flip side, however, is the "glass half-empty" approach, which would be quick to point out that the team's once nine-game divisional lead has shrunk to just .5 games.
While many continue to bicker about whether the season is on a downward or upward slope, there is one bit of good news that all Dodger fans can agree on: The return of Matt Kemp will help.
In fact, the way we see it, he won't only help the team, he's going to save them, and here are five ways we see that happening.