Which player could the Dodgers afford to lose and not struggle?
As a fan you never want to think about losing one of your best players for an extended period of time. However, as discussed on the show, Gabe and I take a look at the pros and cons of each player and what it would mean to the Dodgers if one of those players happened to fall onto the 60-day DL.
Looking at their stats through the Dodgers' first 26 games Kemp leads the team in four offensive categories, while Kershaw only leads the pitching staff in one category.
If the Dodgers lost Kemp, they would be without their leader in: batting average, home runs, runs and on-base plus slugging. If something would happen to Kershaw, though, the Dodgers pitching staff would only lose their leader in strikeouts.
However, talking about injuries isn’t the only thing that is discussed on the podcast. We also talk about what is up with Dee Gordon, Magic Johnson butchering Vin Scully’s name and the joys of eating a Dodger Dog.
So, which player do you think the Dodgers could not afford to lose for an extended period of time? Would the team struggle more if they lost their best offensive player or the reigning Cy Young winner?
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