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Sunday, October 2, 2011
Updated: October 3, 1:37 PM ET
Dodgers: You be the GM

By Tony Jackson
ESPNLosAngeles.com

The Los Angeles Dodgers walked away from the 2011 season without a bitter aftertaste, thanks to a strong 45-27 finish. But that walk, even with the end-of-the-season push, didn't lead to the playoffs. The strong surge at the end was encouraging, especially for 2012, but the slow start that undermined the season should also serve as a red flag to the front office that at least some changes need to be made this winter. Here are some suggested ones.