Commentary

Kiss 'Em Goodbye: L.A. Dodgers

Arbitration and an ugly divorce could throw a wrench into L.A.'s long-term plans

Updated: October 23, 2009, 4:39 PM ET
By Buster Olney, Baseball Prospectus and Insider Staff

Insider's series on MLB teams that are done for the year continues with the Los Angeles Dodgers. To see an archive of Kiss 'Em Goodbye, please go here.

Baseball Prospectus' preseason PECOTA projection: 93-69
Actual Record: 95-67

A young nucleus will keep L.A. in the NL West driver's seat, but the Rockies are right in the rearview mirror.