2011 was a rough year for the boys in blue both on and off the field. The team itself finished just three games over .500 but the real trouble lingered in the front office. An ugly divorce and bankruptcy mess turned the organization into a media circus. At one point fans were so fed up with Dodgers owner Frank McCourt they began boycotting the team altogether.
It seemed as though things couldn't get any worse for the Dodgers, that is until their cross-town rivals made a huge splash in the free agency market with the signings of Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim signed both players to a combined total of $331.5 million. Now it couldn't possibly get any worse for the Dodgers. With no owner and little money for big name players, it seemed as though the rival Angels would take control over baseball in LA.
However, 2012 signifies a fresh start for the Dodgers and their fans. 2012 will be a bounce back season and here are 10 reasons why: