After suffering a three-game sweep at the hands of the Dodgers in Los Angeles, San Diego is not only 15 1/2 games behind -- a distant second -- to the Dodgers in the National League West, it's also clinging to the third and final wild-card slot by 1 1/2 games over the Milwaukee Brewers. Even the Giants, who are two games under . aren't out of the conversation at 6 1/2 games out of the wild-card chase.