The Dodgers' lineup is not the lineup of a contender. And the Nats are no great prize, either. Rob Neyer explains.
In the past five seasons, some competent middle relievers have developed into outstanding closers.
The Dodgers have increased their NL West lead since the trade deadline. What does that tell us about their deals?
A bigger role for Eric Gagne now that the streak's over, or how about expanding the World Series to best of nine?
Not all saves are created equally.That's why Eric Gagne's streak is both better and worse than you might think.
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.