For a good portion of this season, the Dodgers had the best record in the majors. But at the All-Star Break, they have the poorest winning percentage (.540) of the six division leaders, and they are atop a division that is collectively 26 games below .500, also the worst in baseball. The National League West has been outscored by 130 runs in 2012, with the Dodgers and Giants at +10 each.
That could change, but right now, it’s a winning ugly scenario. Not that Dodger fans won’t take it.
At the Hardball Times, Steve Treder takes the pulse of the NL West.
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