Members of the Los Angeles Dodgers run a wind sprint during spring training in March 1965. Six months later, the team would win the World Series. Will the 2012 Dodgers, bolstered by the recent acquisitions of Adrian Gonzalez, Hanley Ramirez and Josh Beckett, win a championship in October? (James Drake/SI)
VERDUCCI: Final month of season could be unlike anything you’ve seenSHEEHAN: Which teams have the edge for postseason spots?GALLERY: Los Angeles Dodgers 2013 Payroll Obligations

Members of the Los Angeles Dodgers run a wind sprint during spring training in March 1965. Six months later, the team would win the World Series. Will the 2012 Dodgers, bolstered by the recent acquisitions of Adrian Gonzalez, Hanley Ramirez and Josh Beckett, win a championship in October? (James Drake/SI)

VERDUCCI: Final month of season could be unlike anything you’ve seen
SHEEHAN: Which teams have the edge for postseason spots?
GALLERY: Los Angeles Dodgers 2013 Payroll Obligations