Understand this, there are no such things as jinxes. No fates conspiring against your favorite team, no curses crippling efforts, no super-secret whammy slowing bats.
There is one team consistently outplaying the other, which is what keeps happening to the Dodgers in the gray of AT&T Park. The Dodgers lost again to the
Their offense, the mightiest in the league a whole few days ago, continued to act as if it had been shanghaied and taken away to a secret place, like maybe those caverns rumored to be below Alcatraz, which many of the Dodgers did visit Wednesday.
Shut out for the second consecutive game by the Giants, the Dodgers fell, 4-0, for their fifth consecutive loss this season at AT&T Park.
The defeat cut the Dodgers'
The Dodgers are now 2-6 against the Giants this season and 22-9 against everyone else.
This time it was short-haired
It was the third poor relief performance in five games for Garcia, who had posted a 0.63 earned-run average in his first 14 games. He may have electric stuff, but right now he has become difficult to count on.