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Bill Plaschke: October has been the Dodgers' cruelest month

LOS ANGELES - Winter came to Chavez Ravine Sunday night, swiftly, cruelly, blowing in from Boston and burying the Los Angeles Dodgers precisely where they stood.

Clayton Kershaw, frozen on the mound, staring at his shoes. Dodgers batters, motionless at home plate, glaring into failure. Dave Roberts, stuck on the dugout rail, peering into his future.

Surrounding it all was a Dodger Stadium filled with October-bitten fans, frosty in their seats, glaring down at somebody else celebrating a championship for the second consecutive year.

It was all so cold. It was all so familiar.

The Boston Red Sox won the World Series title with a 5-1 victory over the Dodgers in Game 5, capturing

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