Dodgers playing a hair better

Perhaps coincidentally, L.A. has been on a roll ever since Don Mattingly lost his razor

Updated: April 24, 2011, 11:23 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

CHICAGO -- If you don't mind taking a break from this never-ending storyline about team owners drowning in debt, hostile takeovers by the league office and potential future owners circling like buzzards, I would like to talk to you for just a moment about facial hair.

Specifically, Don Mattingly's facial hair.

The rookie manager's decision to allow it to grow into goatee form was made right around the time his team, the Los Angeles Dodgers, began a stretch in which they now have ...

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