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Miguel Olivo
Catch to Dodgers' offense is they're getting none behind the plate
Catch to Dodgers' offense is they're getting none behind the plate

The Dodgers’ hitting woes go beyond the current slumps of Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig. That’s a fairly recent thing. But all season long, the Dodgers have received precious little offense from their catchers. As a unit, their catchers are batting .186 on the season, have driven in only 34 runs, hit five homers and have a weak .266 slugging percentage. Heck, the pitching staff is hitting .159. At no point did the Dodgers ever think the catcher’s spot would be some prime source of offense, but they had to expect more output than this. Primary catcher A.J. Ellis is hitting .194 with one homer and 14 RBI in 227 at-bats. The last two seasons he averaged .255, 12...

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