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Dodgers take command

Buster Olney breaks down the weekend's big, no-holds-barred series that may decide three division winners.

Originally Published: September 26, 2004
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

NL WEST

The Series: Los Angeles Dodgers (89-66) at San Francisco Giants (87-69).

The Situation: The Dodgers increased their lead over the Giants in the NL West to 2½ games by winning 7-4 on Sunday. San Francisco didn't lose ground in the wild-card race though as the Cubs dropped their second straight game to the Mets, 3-2. The Cubs lead the Giants by a half-game.

The Hero: Alex Cora. The Dodgers' second baseman hit a home run for the second consecutive game and went ...

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