More than half of the regular season has yet to be played and it doesn’t feel premature to declare this is the year.
This is the year the Dodgers can return to the World Series. Actually, no. That isn’t strong enough.
This is the year the Dodgers should return to the World Series.
They are the clear class of the National League. They entered their Freeway Series opener Monday on a 10-game winning streak. They should win the National League West by a comfortable margin.
Which makes the next five weeks particularly interesting.
The non-waiver trade deadline is July 31.
Between now and then, the Dodgers braintrust will again have to balance the team’s...