Dodgers' bats undermine mound

Los Angeles once again fails to score enough runs to back up dominant pitching effort

Updated: August 2, 2010, 11:31 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- With his left fielder still on the disabled list, his right fielder still with his family following the birth of a child, and his offense mired in what he later would call the worst collective slump he could remember since taking over as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers almost three years ago, Joe Torre made some changes.

He inserted fleet-footed newcomers Scott Podsednik and Ryan Theriot at the top of the order on Sunday night and dropped Rafael Furcal to third for ...

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