The Dodgers can only hope there is no play as comical Friday as there was the last time they opened a postseason series against the New York Mets.
In the first game of the 2006 division series, the Dodgers had Jeff Kent and J.D. Drew thrown out at home plate — on the same play.
"We spent the whole season in L.A., so we certainly know what a traffic jam is," then-Dodgers Manager Grady Little said after that game. "We had one right there, and it cost us."
The Dodgers lost that game by one run. They lost the series too.
Since then, the Dodgers have played 30 postseason games. The Mets have played none. That is not a drought well tolerated...