If there’s anyway to describe the 2013 Dodgers season, the word roller coaster would be used in several situations. First it was the 30-42 start, then it was the incredible run of 54 wins in 67 games, but now they’ve lost eight of 11.
Granted, injuries plagued the Dodgers at the beginning of the season and now every healthy outfielder seems be on the shelf with some sort of nagging injury. Because of this, third baseman Juan Uribe has been hitting cleanup and he’s taking full advantage of his renaissance year with the Dodgers.
Uribe is hitting .276 with 11 home runs and 46 RBIs on the season and during the recent home stand, he received a curtain call for this three home run performance against the Diamondbacks.
As has been the case throughout the season, depending on which way the Dodgers are going, up or down, everyone tends to take things to the extreme. However, after the game yesterday, Uribe talked about how he isn’t concerned about the recent dip in their record and that everything will be okay.
Here’s the full interview: