Jun 19, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder S. Van Slyke (33) scores against San Francisco Giants catcher B. Posey (28) during the ninth inning at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: The San Francisco Giants won 9-5. Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
The Colorado Rockies haven’t been in the hunt for the NL West since about the 11th game of the season, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a race worth following this year.
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Despite the Colorado Rockies being awful (once again) in 2015, the National League West is still a pretty interesting division.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have led the division pretty much since day one (well, since like day five considering the Rockies’ sweep to open the season in Milwaukee!), and yet now they find themselves in big trouble, playing very poorly with the San Francisco Giants on their heels.
The Padres have disappointed this year, but they still feel like they are in the race for the division, as do the Diamondbacks, despite each club being about 7 games out. But, at this point in the year with five weeks to go, I guess you theoretically could make up a seven-game deficit…
Either way, how will the West play out?