Dodgers still have big-picture issues

Offense has been great, but starting pitching, the bullpen and defense are suspect

Updated: April 17, 2010, 10:20 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- The only even remotely positive thing for the Los Angeles Dodgers to take out of what happened Saturday was that by the end of the afternoon, manager Joe Torre's decision to rest four regulars following a night game Friday had been perfectly vindicated. The Dodgers weren't going to win this game no matter whose names Torre wrote on his lineup card.

So in the wake of a 9-0 thrashing at the hands of the San Francisco Giants in which they merely joined the long list of teams ...

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