May 17, 2021

Dodgers: On Karma – Revisited; Fans Finally Get What They Deserve (Dodgers Nation)



There’s a line in an old episode of Sex and the City that has struck a chord with me any time I’ve heard it. Perennially single, often cynical Miranda is having an anxiety attack while getting ready for a date with an extremely handsome guy she met, and she’s not used to this kind of attention.

“He’s so good-looking, he’s out of my league!”, she tells her best friend Carrie on the phone.

“Wait” – says Carrie to Miranda. “Maybe this is karma – you’re finally getting what you deserve!”

All these many years later this line came to mind while I was watching the Blue Heaven podcast last week, when Brook and FRG first excitedly discuss the acquisition of Mookie Betts, and make reference to the idea that we are not used to this as Dodgers fans – that is, this kind of excitement and possibility, getting what we want, THIS KIND OF LINEUP.

Karma has been on my mind a lot this off-season as we have all processed the ugliness and far-reaching consequences of the Astros’ extremely poor choices over the last few years,…

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