Dead Tired

All the hype to this series touted that it would be a match-up between the top two teams in the National League West to decide who would have the upper-hand down the stretch run for the divisional title. Before the season began these two teams were picked to duke it out in what was expected to be the most difficult division in baseball. Instead what we have are two teams that look exhausted. They are both coming off road series against last place teams and both were just swept by those last place opponents. The Arizona Diamondbacks were just soundly beaten by the San Diego Padres while the Los Angeles Dodgers were just taken to task by the Washington Nationals. You could have easily made the argument that these teams were battling for the rights to the first overall pick in next year’s amateur draft and few people would have contradicted you.

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