In dealing with starting rotation problems, the Dodgers have seemingly opted to roll with an exorbitant amount of depth that will allow them to place pitchers on the IL without much thought. In 2019, only Walker Buehler reached 30 starts for LA. The next three highest starters, Clayton Kershaw, Hyun-Jin Ryu, and Kenta Maeda started between 26 and 29 games.
Realistically, a five-man rotation with good health would net around 30 starts per pitcher, with that equaling 150 games started. That leaves only 12 starts for pitchers outside of the rotation. This season, the Dodgers main five starting pitchers combined to only start 126 games for the club.