Originally posted on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 5/20/12
LOS ANGELES A solar eclipse took place in Los Angeles Sunday evening, but If you looked at the Dodgers disabled list rather than the team's 25-man roster, you'd come away certain that things had already gotten about as dark as can be. And when second baseman Mark Ellis joined the dreaded "List of Eight"four starters included--the light at the end of the tunnel seemed a long way away. However, the reality is that despite the absurd number of injuries the team has had to deal withseemingly on a weekly basisthe Dodgers have baseball's best record at 28 -13. And even missing Ellis, a free agent signee who's been a major factor in the Dodgers' success this season, they're confident that just like the injuries to position players Matt Kemp, Jerry Hairston Jr., Juan Rivera, Juan Uribe, and pitchers Matt Guerrier, Blake Hawksworth and Rubby De La Rosa, the team would fill in with capable reserves, weather the storm, and try to remain MLB's best. But the injury to Ellis was much more se...
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