Dave Roberts was a key member of a Boston Red Sox team that ended an 86-year championship drought by winning the World Series in 2004. And though Roberts wouldn’t compare the Dodgers’ current dry spell to what Boston’s long-suffering fans endured, he said he can sense a similar frustration.
“It’s been a long time,” the Dodger manager said of the team’s title-less string, which dates to 1988. “We in the clubhouse understand that there’s a lot of anxiousness with our fan base. And rightfully so.
“We checked a box off by clinching the division. So now it’s up to us to go out and finish what we started.”
Exactly how — and when — the Dodgers finish the season could well be...