Poll: Grade the Matt Kemp trade.

It took a while, but we can report the final terms of the trade sending Matt Kemp to the San Diego Padres.

Dodgers receive:
C Yasmani Grandal
RHP Joe Wieland
RHP Zach Eflin (traded to Philadelphia with LHP Tom Windle for SS Jimmy Rollins)

Padres receive:
RF Matt Kemp
C Tim Federowicz
$32 million

It’s probably not fair to judge this move in a vacuum, but that’s how Matt Kemp has been judged for the last eight seasons. So judge away:

Poll: How did the Dodgers fare at the Winter Meetings?

The Dodgers aren’t done dealing, as I explained in my last post, but they were plenty busy at the Winter Meetings.

Gone are Matt Kemp, Dee Gordon, Tim Federowicz, Miguel Rojas and reportedly prospect Tom Windle. In are Jimmy Rollins, Howie Kendrick, Brandon McCarthy, Chris Hatcher, Yasmani Grandal and others.

Knowing that there’s more to come, looking just at the past four days, how did the Dodgers do? Feel free to drop a comment in.

Poll: Are the Dodgers a better team today?

Well, you got your wish. Sort of.

In my last poll, I asked which Dodgers coach or executive should be fired. About 94 percent of you thought someone should lose their job and just under half of you thought it should be general manager Ned Colletti. Don Mattingly was a relatively distant second.

Thursday morning, we awoke to find a Dodger team with no general manager, Andrew Friedman as President of Baseball Operations, and Colletti serving Friedman and Stan Kasten in an advisory capacity. (If you slept through Wednesday, here’s the full story.)

The question now: Are the Dodgers a better team today than they were yesterday? Leave a comment below once you’ve voted.

Poll: Who should be fired?

Compared to 2013 the Dodgers made progress in the regular season, winning 94 games, only to regress come October. This year they won just one game in the postseason; last year they won five.

Inevitably, there will be personnel changes. We’ll get to the players in the coming days and weeks. Today we ask: who among the Dodgers coaches and executives would you dismiss?

You can choose everybody. You can choose nobody.

You can write lots and lots of angry comments. You can write votes of confidence.

Have fun.

Poll: Who’s in the Dodgers’ postseason bullpen?

Last year, the Dodgers’ roster for the National League Division Series and NL Championship Series included six relief pitchers. It also featured a starting pitcher (Chris Capuano in the first round, Edinson Volquez in the second) who essentially served as a long reliever/emergency starter.

This year, it’s anyone’s guess what the Dodgers will do after clinching a playoff spot last night.

The bullpen had its issues in an 8-7 loss to the Cubs on Saturday. There are many question marks, but here’s the big one: Who would you bring?

Keep in mind the playoff roster is limited to 25 per round. You’ll need at least eight position players and you’ll want four starters, just in case. But there’s no limit on how many boxes you can check on this poll, which closes October 1. Take it again if you change your mind:

Poll: Where should Yasiel Puig start the season?

We know what will happen. Barring something unforeseen, Yasiel Puig will be wearing a Chattanooga Lookouts uniform to begin the season.

But what should happen?

We’ve explored the pros and cons throughout spring training (examples here, here and here). Now it’s your turn to weigh in.

Poll: Who makes the Dodgers’ opening-day bullpen?

We don’t have confirmation yet, but if the Dodgers wind up signing Peter Moylan (as has been reported), the competition for the final spot out of the bullpen becomes interesting.

Update: Moylan confirmed that he’s joining the Dodgers via Twitter:

 

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