There is an actual game to be played Saturday night at Dodger Stadium, with the reigning Cy Young Award winner on the mound, in a pretty good pitching matchup between Clayton Kershaw and Josh Johnson.
But who cares? The trade is official!
It is the largest trade in team history.
"We continue to do everything in our power to strengthen our team for the stretch drive in an effort to reach the postseason," said general manager Ned Colletti. "This trade today exemplifies ownership’s commitment to making the team as good as possible not only for 2012 but for many seasons to come."
Here is Saturday's lineup:
Game Time: 6:10 p.m.
TV: Prime Ticket