Honestly, this is no time to panic, but I do feel that Kevin Youkilis could have give the Dodgers a shot in the arm. He’s younger than Pujols and is finally healthy after two unhealthy years. Just like Pujols hitting .190 was not going to last, Youk is not going to keep hitting .225. (actually he’s at .234). He will end up around his career average (.299) and he could have did it for the Dodgers…. without costing a nice prospect – I am still angry about that!
However, we have to move on. The problem right now is overachievers and underachievers. Offensively, the Dodgers have had a lot move underachievers than overachievers.
- Ellis & Ellis (but the last has been out for quite some time)
- Maybe Abreu
The overachievers have cooled somewhat and it’s time for them to step up or shut up, pack their bags and get out! It’s that simple!
Kemp when he is back, and Ethier will do what they do. The dead weight has to end. It starts with the five listed above.
Allen Webster pitched 7 innings with 4 hits and 1 ER. Nice!
Kershaw had to pitch the game of his life to win yesterday. He didn’t!