Brendan Scolari, who had the displeasure of witnessing Monday night's debacle in person, will provide the game recap. I just wanted to point out a trend thus far in the early going of 2009.
Please be advised of the small sample size alert:
The Dodgers have taken a one, two, or three-run lead into the 8th inning of 11 different games this season. Five times the lead has vanished. Here is a break down:
I still think it's too early to make any judgements about the bullpen, but this poor 8th inning trend needs to stop, and soon.
The Dodgers need a Billingsley-Broxton tag team to distract them on Tuesday.