Dodger Thoughts

Jon Weisman's outlet for dealing psychologically with the Los Angeles Dodgers, baseball and life

Myth and Reality: The Playoffs


Here’s a sneak peak at one of our stories from the October issue of Dodger Insider magazine. Our friend Mike Petriello gives us a myth-and-reality analysis of what’s worth worrying about with regards to a team trying to get to the World Series, and what’s not worth worrying about. Click the image above to enlarge.

Bottom line — there’s always something to worry about, but you don’t need to worry about everything.

Here are more links specifically addressing the notion of late-season momentum, from Dave Cameron at Fox Sports’ Just a Bit Outside, Dave Studeman at the Hardball Times and Jay Jaffe at


— Jon Weisman


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Zack Greinke pitching for division title, Cy Young

1 Comment

  1. Tymathee

    Dodgers Digest recently mentioned it in regards to the Dodgers. Momentum is a myth!

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