That is, of course, unless they let it spiral out of control.
The Dodgers (70-56) fell to Milwaukee 7-2 on Sunday at home, marking the first time in 2014 they've been swept in a three-game series. They have the majors' best road record, but they're just 30-30 at Dodger Stadium and 2-6 this month.
Los Angeles hasn't dropped four in a row since September but had Monday off to regroup and plays sub-.500 opponents in its next 11 games. It holds a 3 1/2-game lead over San Francisco atop the NL West.
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"This feels pretty normal for me," Mattingly said. "This club's been a club that we seem to go up and down. And now it'll be the same thing again here, and we'll see how we respond.
"Obviously, you lose three straight, a day off sounds pretty good."
The Dodgers look to bounce back behind Correia (1-0, 1.50 ERA), who will be making his second start since being acquired from Minnesota on Aug. 9.
He allowed one run in six innings of a 6-2 win over Atlanta in his Dodgers debut last Monday. The right-hander is 6-13 with a 4.79 ERA in 24 starts on the season, but he's 1-0 with a 2.50 ERA over his last three.
Correia originally was acquired to pitch out of the bullpen, but he's getting the chance to start with Hyun-Jin Ryu on the disabled list with a strained right glute.