Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 6/17/13
The Los Angeles Dodgers season has not started how they way that they envisioned it. They were expected to compete in their division for a playoff spot. The injuries that they have suffered have put a wrench into those plans. They are missing key players on their team like Matt Kemp and Carl Crawford, which has hindered their offense. The pitching has been the strength for the team with them having a 3.84 team ERA that is 6th best in the NL this season. The problem for the Dodgers has been scoring runs, as they have only scored 240 runs through 68 games. They did call up their star prospect Yasiel Puig and he has the set the baseball world on fire with his play on both the offense and defense. They brought him up to ignite the team on offense and he has done that in a very big way. He has a .479/.500/1.271 triple-slash in the 13 games played. The one area of concern with him is that he has only walked once and struck out nine times. This shows that he is aggressive and likes to swin...
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