LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers entered their Thursday night affair with the Brewers after already having lost the series, dropping their third game in a row Wednesday night becoming the last team in the league to do so.
Before the game started Thursday, they suffered another loss, learning Matt Kemp would return to the 15-day disabled list after suffering another strain to the left hamstring that previously had him on the disabled list.
Best case scenario for a Kemp return, according to Dodgers head athletic trainer Sue Falsone, is four weeks.
With a five and a half game lead over the Giants in the division heading into Thursday night, the question is how well will the Dodgers be able to hang on without it's MVP candidate in the middle of the lineup?
If Thursday night's 6-2 loss to the Brewers is any indication, the answer isn't what you might suspect.
The Dodgers had 13 hits and left 11 on base leaving manager Don Mattingly encouraged.
"I'd much rather have it like that where...