When the Dodgers went 53-13 in the heat of the summer, they ran off win streak after win streak of five-plus games, making a name for themselves as they tore up the league.
As a result, they are still the favorite to win the World Series according to Bovada.com, despite going 7-11 over their last 18 games.
This new era of Dodger baseball, being played by no-class, overpaid, immature, arrogant, spoiled brats, has put the team on everyone’s radar and should make for plenty of intrigue come playoff time.
Nestled somewhere between the big names and big money on the roster and the cockiness and swagger the team seems to be playing with, one takes a look around and comes to the realization that the team does not have much hiding in their back pocket.
There is no proverbial ace up their sleeve. What there is, instead, are six distinct advantages (each unique in their own way) that no other team has, or can truly game plan for.
Note: All player statistics courtesy of Baseball Reference