Jun 09

Keeping your enemies closer …

At the end of games of May 28, the fourth-place Dodgers had a slim one-game lead in the loss column over last-place San Diego in the National League West. Los Angeles was precariously close to falling in the cellar.

Then, over their next 10 games, whether the Dodgers won or lost, the Padres did the same in nine of them:

May 29: Dodgers and Padres win
May 30: Dodgers and Padres win
May 31: Dodgers and Padres win
June 1: Dodgers and Padres lose
June 2: Dodgers off, Padres lose
June 3: Dodgers lose, Padres win
June 4: Dodgers and Padres win
June 5: Dodgers and Padres win
June 6: Dodgers and Padres lose
June 7: Dodgers and Padres win
June 8: Dodgers and Padres lose

And so today, the fourth-place Dodgers have a slim one-game lead in the loss column over last-place San Diego in the National League West.

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