The Dodgers' offense is off to a slow start, which is pretty much the norm for this club in the last, oh, 25 years. At least, it seems that way.
In the same breath, the pitching is off to a great start, which is par for the course.
The Dodger pitching staff is tops in a ton of categories:
Runs - 10
Earned runs - 6
Hits - 28
Doubles - 1
Walks - 8
Shutouts - 3
ERA - 1.00
Batting average against - .154
On-base percentage - .189
Slugging percentage - .209
OPS - .398 (almost 200 points better than the next-best team)
This is flat-out dominance, led by National League Player of the Week Clayton Kershaw. The bullpen has yet to allow a run and, even with Hyun-Jin Ryu giving up 13 hits in 12 2/3 innings (which really isn't that bad), the team still has these amazing numbers.
It's amazing I haven't even mentioned Zack Greinke yet, who was really good in his Dodger debut (6 1/3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 K) and will back up Kershaw come October.
The fact this t...