Paul DePodesta's hiring by the tradition-rich Dodgers signals their willingness to think outside the box.
While John Smoltz is having a superb season, Eric Gagne has simply been the better pitcher.
Eric Gagne has been dominant from Day 1 this season, and thus is a front-runner for the NL Cy Young Award.
Taking a quick glance at the standings finds a surging Blue Jays team ... and plenty more.
Having a healthy Kevin Brown would be a big boost for the Dodgers in 2003.