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Bullpen issues arrive early

Without Broxton unavailable, Sherrill blows it vs. Marlins but troubles run deeper

Updated: April 11, 2010, 1:22 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

MIAMI -- There had been hints for days, even weeks, that the Dodgers had bullpen issues. One key guy didn't show up to spring training until it was almost over, another landed on the disabled list before the season even started and a third struggled all spring with his mechanics, although he seemed to finally right himself earlier this week.

That mechanically challenged pitcher, George Sherrill, blew a two-run lead in the ninth inning Saturday night and stuck the Dodgers with a 7-6 loss ...

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