The Dodgers have bullpen problems and hitting with runners in scoring position problems and health in the rotation problems.
And one other little thing: They're a lousy defensive team.
This defensive trouble might come as a surprise. All three outfielders have won gold gloves.
Yet 40 games into the season, there can't be any denying the Dodgers are having trouble consistently fielding the ball.
Only three teams in baseball have committed more than the Didgers' 30 errors. The Diamondbacks have committed only 12.
And it’s not like any individual is responsible, like
The Dodgers with the most errors are actually Gonzalez and Kemp (four each).
With Ellis still out at second, the Dodgers have been using
The left side of the infield started the year with
And of course it’s not just the errors, but the plays the defense makes and and the balls it gets to. It’s Gordon dropping a double-play ball and getting only one out. It’s