With a new owner, power in the middle of the line-up, and consistent pitching in the rotation and bullpen, the Dodgers would be poised for a playoff run in 2011.
If the team can reach the National League Championship Series two years in a row with a roster similar to the current one, they stand a pretty good chance of getting there with new faces and a solid line-up.
Of course, this is a hypothetical situation with a lot of maybe's and high hopes, but it is certainly not out of the question.
The city of Los Angeles has continuously filled Dodger Stadium despite a 22-year World Series drought.
The ol' silver lining for the Dodgers is the concept that it can't really get any worse. But I think it will get better sooner than most think, if just a few things fall into place.
Dodgers fans have something to look forward to at the end of the 2010 season.
As we've seen with the Yankees, it's a winning formula to have money to blow and available talent to buy.
A lack of big moves at the non-waiver trade deadline could be replaced and forgotten by sensational free agent signings and "The Divorce" could be replaced with Mark Cuban, or even Dennis Gilbert.
"There's always next year...."