There are certain subjects that are just too painful for a Diamondbacks fan to write about. There is the 2004 season when the Diamondbacks were bitten by the curse of Richie Sexson and the subsequent 111-losses that year. There is the four game sweep by the “great Troy Tulowitzki” and the hated Colorado Rockies in last year’s 2007 National League Championship Series. And then there is the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Los Angeles thing takes a little bit of explaining and even I don’t fully understand it completely. It’s not so much a Diamondbacks versus Dodgers thing as it is a Phoenix versus Los Angeles thing.

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