The Dodgers could not have ended their season-best six-game winning streak any more spectacularly. Their 16-1 defeat to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night marked their most one-sided home loss ever in Los Angeles.
That's right: ever.
The last time they lost a home game by as many runs was on July 3, 1947, when they dropped a 19-2 decision to the New York Giants at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier less than three months before that.
"Nothing really went right tonight," Manager Don Mattingly said.
The Dodgers never had a chance. They were down by three runs after one inning...