Writer’s block …

… because, after all, how do you put into words the fact the Dodgers ARE NOW 1 FOR THEIR LAST 40 with runners in scoring position. For the mathematically challenged, that’s an .025 batting average. The latest failure came in tonight’s fourth inning, after Rafael Furcal broke up Aaron Harang’s perfect game bid with a single up the middle, and Russell Martin followed with a single to right that put Furcal on third with one out. So what did Jeff Kent do? Why, he struck out, of course. And what did Andre Ethier do? Well, he flied out to left, of course. And the Dodgers have now gone 23 consecutive innings without scoring. … Reds 1, Dodgers 0, bottom 4

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