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Dodgers don't figure to suffer from overconfidence despite lead
Dodgers don't figure to suffer from overconfidence despite lead

Careful now, don’t get all comfy. Don’t start dreaming of Dodger Stadium draped in patriotic bunting, Clayton Kershaw chewing up postseason hitters, the World Series finally calling. Yes, it was impressive how the Dodgers overcame that abysmal opening loss to the San Francisco Giants last weekend to take the final two games of the series. And sure, a three-game lead with 13 to play sounds nice. But that’s also 13 games where most anything could go wrong, where overconfident teams have done baseball’s version of slipping on the banana peel. Baseball will always have the 1964 Phillies, or more recently, both the collapsing Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox in 2011....

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