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“Dodgers Forfeit Right to Celebrate”

“Dodgers Wrestle with Inability to Clinch the West”

“Skid Potentially Historic for Dodgers”

“Dodgers Sleepwalking to Postseason”

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Etc. Etc. You get the idea.

For as ominous and bleak as these headlines sound, you could imagine these were written by the dirty vicious bloggers.

But no, these were written by the mainstream media: Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports; Bill Plaschke of the LA Times; Doug Miller of MLB.com; Gary Miller of CBS2/KCAL9 respectively.

I’m not complete naïve to see the Dodgers performed very poorly in this last road trip. We all would have loved to see them celebrate the NL West title in Pittsburgh so that these next three games against the Rockies would be a mere formality.

But it didn’t.

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I understand the frustration, but I don’t think it’s any time to sound the alarms.