I came to watch the Titanic sink. And then I realized, oops, it's barely out of port.
The Dodgers indeed could wind up an epic fail. On Tuesday alone, they lost right-hander Chad Billingsley to Tommy John surgery and saw ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw do the unthinkable -- issue a two-out, bases-empty walk to a reliever making his first major league plate appearance, leading to two runs.
Weird stuff. But then the Dodgers struck back with some of their own weirdness, improving to 9-10 with a monster offensive performance not from Matt Kemp, Adrian Gonzalez or Andre Ethier, but the one and only Mark Ellis.
Never mind the iceberg; there is no iceberg, not with the season less than one-eighth complete. Indeed, the Dodgers' 7-2 victory over the Mets marked the second straight comeback victory for this gutty little $216 million machine.
Not only did Ellis go 4-for-5 with two homers and four RBI, but he also knocked out Mets left-hander Jonathon Niese, drilling a liner off the...