The Dodgers have triumphed in the regular season and faltered in the postseason. It has become something of a pattern. They don’t spend money on top free agents, they win 100+ games, and then fail when it matters most. There is a reason why this continues to happen and it lies in the front office’s hands.
In a recent column for The Athletic, former Dodgers beat reporter Andy McCullough discussed New Year’s resolutions for all 30 major league clubs. For the Dodgers, his suggestion was very basic, but full of truth.
Happy 2020 to you. Here are New Year’s resolutions for all 30 baseball teams. I am sorry if some of them are stupid.
— Andy McCullough (@ByMcCullough) January 1, 2020
The primary point was:
“Learn from the past.”
For the Dodgers in particular, this should be something to live by going forward. They have not seemed to learn from the past. They lost two World Series and then proceeded to lose to the Washington Nationals in a heartbreaking NLDS Game 5.
Here is the specific excerpt pertaining to the Dodgers: