Wherever he goes these days, Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier runs into friends, neighbors and total strangers who want to talk.
Mostly, they want to ask questions. Very similar questions.
"I can't tell you how many people from the regular haunts I go through LA now — my restaurants, my places I get coffee that know me that for the last five, six years in the neighborhood I live in — are always, 'Hey, when are we going to win the World Series? How is Vin doing?'"
It's been a while since Kirk Gibson helped launch Los Angeles to the 1988 crown, the last one the Dodgers won.
Of course, that's nothing compared to fans of the Indians and...