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West Coast Rivalry Rejuvenated

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

Having won two of the last three World Series, the San Francisco Giants would be clear-cut favorites in the National League West in almost any other season.

This isn't any other season.

The Dodgers have transformed baseball's landscape, with their new owners investing a projected $230...

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