LOS ANGELES -- It was five and a half hours after the non-waiver trading deadline had passed, and Dodger GM Ned Colletti walked into the press box with a weary smile on his face. "Busy day," a reporter said to Colletti as he opened the door to the dining room. "Yeah it wasbut not now," Colletti replied, the weary grin turning into a full-fledged smile.
And so it goes when you're running baseball's New World Order: aka the Guggenheim Baseball Group.
Beginning with last week's trade with Miami to acquire Hanley Ramirez, new Dodger ownership continues to live up to its word about doing whatever it took to build a championship team.
Monday night they added right-handed reliever Brandon League from the Seattle Marinersmaybe as much to keep him away from the rival San Francisco Giants as to help out their own bullpen. League's arrival made it possible for the Dodgers to make another deal early Tuesday morning.
This time, it was a former Dodger coming home, as outfielder Shane Victo...