While waiting for the Dodgers to fill out their rotation, there is that other little issue -- the one getting a lot less public scrutiny, somehow hovering just under the radar.
Their weak offense.
That’s right, bleeders of blue, their 2015 offense was wholly unimpressive. Calling it mediocre would be an act of holiday kindness.
The Dodgers were 19th in the majors in runs, 19th in batting average (.250), 21st with runners in scoring position, 26th in stolen bases (59 -- one more than Dee Gordon!) and 27th in hits.
Their offensive shortcomings were partially masked by their ability to hit the long ball -- sixth in homers...