(5) Los Angeles’ manager Don Mattingly looks on at his pitcher Clayton Kershaw as the pair along with coaching staff and trainers are in the dugout during a game played Dodgers Ballpark in Los Angeles, California ,. The team made it to the 2013 MLB Postseason where they swept aside in the NLCS with consummate ease by the St Louis Cardinals . It was the second year in succession where the club has fallen to their NL rivals . Kershaw performed miserably throughout the postseason along with his teammates. With Andrew Friedman being hired to take over all personnel decision make and the lateral promotion of Ned Colletti , lead managing partner Mark Walter was adamant sweeping changes had to be made. Several players have since been released by the ball-club , including Josh Beckett and Hanley Ramirez . More moves are expected to me made in the coming weeks . The Los Angeles Dodgers have at least five players on their current roster who will be earning in excess of $20 million this upcoming season , among the highest tally among the league’s thirty teams. Getty Images/ Hugh Davidson ….