Joe Panik

When it rains, it pours — and Dodgers lose once more

When it rains, it pours — and Dodgers lose once more

With the Dodgers mired in their longest losing streak in 73 years, they have moved players in and out of the lineup, and up and down the lineup. You can debate whether cause and effect is at work, but you cannot debate the results.

Desperate times beget desperate measures, but there is one classic slump-busting remedy that Dodgers manager Dave Roberts has yet to try with his lineup.

“I haven’t considered pulling it out of a hat,” Roberts said. “Yet.”

Might be worth a shot. The Dodgers waited out two rain delays, played past 2 in the morning, scored more runs than they had in any game this month — and they still lost their 11th consecutive game. The last team in...

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