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Bill Plaschke: Sacrifice for now, or save for later? What to do with this bad Dodgers team

LOS ANGELES_Of all the questions and accusations and anger raging around the Dodgers these days, one truth is beyond debate.

They are a bad baseball team. The first quarter of their season has been torched. The pile of ashes is as high as Chris Taylor's socks.

There can be no argument with the 17-26 record. There is no way to rationalize the six consecutive losses to the league's two worst teams. There is no spinning the empty offense, the shaky rotation, the flammable bullpen.

The Dodgers stink. They're a mess. They have gone from first to burst in

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