People are focusing on how this will affect them long-term but this really helps them in the short term and we're good now. Our chances of making the World Series have been reduced - perhaps significantly.
The Dodgers need to make the playoffs for this to even matter. We do play them three times down the stretch, though.
Not to go all clubhouse chemistry on you but teams that try to buy a ton of talent fast often don't have success right away... see the Angels, and... well, the Red Sox.
It is one of the most fascinating trades in history, though. Should be fun to watch.