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Zack Greinke getting manhandled by the Padres' Carlos Quentin
The Dodgers shelled out big money to get key people in the middle of last season and in this offseason. Now, a great many of those acquisitions are on the DL.
Mark Ellis was one of the Dodgers’ bright spots this season…until he went down with a quad injury. Hanley Ramirez has had a grand total of 12 plate appearances on the season.
Scott Elbert, slated to be the best lefty in the Dodgers’ bullpen, hasn’t pitched a single frame for the Bums this campaign due to elbow trouble. Then there’s the Carlos Quentin-inflicted injury of Zack Greinke.
Needless to say, Ted Lilly and Chad Billingsley are also hurt.
If the Dodgers’ roster was at full strength, I don’t think it’d be a stretch to say that record could be turned around.