Long-suffering Dodgers fans have a team in first, new owners and young talent. Is this "next year?"
Juan Uribe tied a career high with four hits and drove in three runs, and Chris Capuano pitched out of trouble for seven innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
Underachieving Dodgers need players with successful histories to buoy young core.
L.A. fell hard for Manny Ramirez, but disappointment reigned in the end.
While Joe Torre is an upgrade at manager, the Dodgers still need to add power bats and bullpen depth to improve in 2008.