Underachieving Dodgers need players with successful histories to buoy young core.
Troy Tulowitzki hit a two-run shot Friday night for his 12th homer in September, powering Ubaldo Jimenez to his 19th victory and leading the surging Colorado Rockies to a 7-5 victory over the Dodgers.
L.A. fell hard for Manny Ramirez, but disappointment reigned in the end.
The Dodgers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Padres on Tuesday night.
While Joe Torre is an upgrade at manager, the Dodgers still need to add power bats and bullpen depth to improve in 2008.