The Milwaukee Brewers had plenty of questions about their starting rotation before the season.
Veterans Zack Greinke, Shaun Marcum and Randy Wolf were no longer on the team.
The left the Brewers with Yovani Gallardo, young but promising Chris Narveson and Marco Estrada, and a handful of other prospects.
The build-from-within approach was considered risky for the Brewers, but not many expected things to be this bad.
Through the first 62 games, Milwaukee's starters rank last in the National League with a 5.29 ERA.
With that kind of production, it comes as no surprise that the Brewers are 27-38 in the NL Central and just ahead of the last-place Cubs.
''I knew we would have some bumps along the way, that's what I figured. But I didn't think we would struggle like this,'' manager Ron Roenicke said.
''I thought Yovani would be really good, I thought Estrada would be solid. Picking up (Kyle) Lohse at the end, I thought was going to be huge. I thought there were going to be a lot of ...