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The Dodgers Are in First Place

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Earlier in the evening the Dodgers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 14-5. The Arizona Diamondbacks just lost to the Chicago Cubs 4-2.

The Dodgers are all alone in first place in the NL West for the very first time this season.

On June 22 the Dodgers were 31-42 and 9 1/2 games behind the Diamondbacks. I was ready to bury the team, eviscerate them when they got back home that next homestand. Then they started winning.

One month later the Dodgers are 51-47 with a 1/2 game lead in the NL West.