How does that famous baseball song go again?
On the road again, just can't wait to lose on the road again
Ah, yes, here the
At home they are a robust 27-13. On the suddenly treacherous road they’re 12-18. Manager
"I really don't," he said. "I don't think there's any logic to it.
"The last couple of years we've been really good on the road and this year we've seemed to struggle. I don't know if we were that great at home last year, and this year we've been pretty good. I don't really know if there is a rhyme or reason."
Last year the Dodgers had the best road record in baseball (49-32). The previous year they tied with Texas for best road record (45-36).
Now this year it's suddenly a chamber of horrors?
The Dodgers lead the
"Home makes sense to me, because there's just more of a positive energy when you have your own crowd, you're sleeping at home," Mattingly said. "Everything is just more comfortable for you.
"But the road really doesn't make sense from the standpoint that's the only difference. You still have whoever is throwing that day. If they throw the ball well your chances should be just the same of winning on the road as they are at home."