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Dylan Hernandez: Jansen, Dodgers couldn't wait for October to arrive

LOS ANGELES - At the start of the final regular-season homestand, the Dodgers clubhouse was practically a ghost town.

No music. No banter. No laughter. Barely any players around.

Strange, no?

"I guess so," closer Kenley Jansen said.

The Dodgers were about to secure their fifth consecutive division championship. They had more wins than any team in the major leagues.

Locker rooms of postseason-bound teams typically radiate excitement. Maybe the Dodgers were partying it

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