9.5 games out, to first place, 7.5 games up, since then.
Since the All-Star Game break, Dodgers are 23-3. Dodgers have won 8 games in a row.
We've got Andre Ethier hitting pinch-hit, opposite field home runs at Dodger Stadium at night. Juan Uribe is valuable to the team's success. Nick Punto and Skip Schumaker are playmakers. Puig is our Cuban Jesus. We win even when Capuano starts. And we've done it all without Matt Kemp.
It's been a roller coaster season, to be sure. But like a roller coaster, there are scary moments and there are fun ones, and all you can do is keep your arms and limbs inside at all times and enjoy the ride.