San Diego Padres defeat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4-3

SAN DIEGO — Not enough baseball has been played to make sense of what happened to the Dodgers at Petco Park on Thursday.

Were the Dodgers' shortcomings exposed in their 4-3 loss to the San Diego Padres? Or were they the victims of rare missteps that were bound to occur over the course of a 162-game season?

Manager Joe Torre certainly wasn't about to declare a state of emergency, stating that everything would be fine if their vaunted lineup started scoring runs.

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