One of the biggest questions facing the Dodgers is bringing back Kuroda.
The Dodgers' offensive acquisitions have helped their recent surge in scoring.
While it would be premature to say Don Mattingly is regarded as the heir apparent to Dodgers manager Joe Torre, there may come a day when he will emerge as the leading candidate to replace Torre.
Rafael Furcal drove in four runs, Hiroki Kuroda allowed four hits over six innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers had two big innings in a 14-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.
Looking ahead to the possibility of an Obama administration, some baseball agents are already thinking about trying to beat a possible tax increase for their well-paid clients.
The MLB postseason shouldn't take a backseat to the NFL playoffs when factoring in competitive balance.