Ariel Pena

How did MLB teams fare in trade race?

Dodgers plugged holes

Lance Pugmire

Los Angeles Times

While the Angels landing former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke filled a much-needed gap in their effort to win the AL West, the Dodgers stand as the trade-deadline winner by plugging so many holes.

In addition to their acquisition last week of five-tool infielder Hanley Ramirez, Los Angeles added a proven big-league closer in Brandon League to help protect late leads and proven October pressure player Shane Victorino to further fuel the batting order.

Consolation prizes go to Texas for getting pitcher Ryan Dempster and catcher Geovany Soto, and Milwaukee for landing key prospects...