With only one full day remaining before the non-waiver trade deadline, and 60 games left to be played on their schedule, the Los Angeles Dodgers find themselves trailing the division-leading San Diego Padres by a full seven games and are seeing their chances of returning to the playoffs gradually disappear.
Even the line for the lone wild card spot is becoming quite crowded, and yet the Dodgers continue to push on and hope that solid play down the stretch will elevate them in the standings.
All of Dodgertown is hoping that the offense finds a spark, and General Manager Ned Colletti has already stated that he will do his best to find help for the Los Angeles pitching staff.
Although the Dodgers starting pitchers have fared quite well over the last several weeks, the fifth spot in the rotation still seems to be an area of concern for Los Angeles.
The following slides break down six possible pitchers, in order, of who could most benefit the Dodgers down the home stretch of the season and provide a statistical commentary of why they are a good fit for Los Angeles.