Dodgers looking for reason to believe

With so much negativity around team early in season, L.A.'s outlook looks bleak

Updated: May 23, 2011, 2:37 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

CHICAGO -- It seems a bit silly, maybe even irrational, to be asking this question in the middle of May. There is so much baseball still ahead, so many games within what appears to be a wide-open, winnable division, so many chances to make up for all the missteps and misfortune that have befallen the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first eight weeks of this star-crossed season.

Still, in the wake of Sunday's hideous, 8-3 loss to the Chicago White Sox before 25,081 at U.S. Cellular Field, it ...

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