With about 15 games left to play the Dodgers find themselves in an unenviable position: Outside, looking in. And with their next six games on the East Coast against the Reds and Nationals, the NL's two best teams, the road could get even bumpier.
That being said, the Dodgers are only one game out of the Wild Card and have a sparkling record against those teams this season, plus a ridiculously good Eastern time zone record.
I guess you really can't predict ball.
If the Dodgers should blow their chance at a playoff berth, especially after their trade deadline spending spree, there are certainly some members of the organization that are more at fault than others.
Let's play the blame game.