A trip from hell that began with the Dodgers sporting the best record in the majors and healthy lead in the National League West has left them barely clinging to sole possession of first.

Staff ace Clayton Kershaw's apparent rebound from a foot injury wasn't enough to stop their worst slump of the season, as a sputtering Dodgers offense had another rough line at the plate in a 2-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants in front of 42,664 Tuesday at AT&T Park.