Dodgers' offense grinds to a halt

After L.A. seemed to snap out of its funk, it gets shut out by Phillies' Oswalt

Updated: August 12, 2010, 1:03 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PHILADELPHIA -- It took everybody in the lineup -- the guys at the top getting on base, the guys in the middle driving them in, the guys at the bottom coming through with a few big hits of their own -- to break out of the overall offensive malaise that had plagued the Los Angeles Dodgers since the All-Star break.

It took only one man to bring that recovery to a crashing halt.

The Dodgers ran head-on into one of the starting pitchers they tried to acquire at the trading deadline. And ...

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