Dodgers made it look easy today. Manny has awoken, we've uncovered a new ace, and earned 4 days off. Meanwhile, it's snowing in Denver and now they have to finish that series - rain or shine - without any days off for travel. I'm sure Torre can keep them focused during their vacation and if the other series goes the distance, they'll have a distinct advantage over their tired rivals.
What do you do with Billingsly now? Kuroda's coming back and Padilla has proven himself an essential part of the rotation. The NLCS rotation looks like this: Kershaw/Wolf/Padilla /Kuroda
Who do you cut from the playoff roster to make room for Kuroda, because somebody has to go? Do they carry 12 pitchers and send Castro packing? Thome? I'll guess Garland is the odd man out.
The playoff roster in the NLDS was: