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dodger

1. Nautical a canvas shelter, mounted on a ship's bridge or over the companionway of a sailing yacht to protect the helmsman from bad weather
2. Archaic US and Austral a handbill
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Seated round the table were four or five boys, none older than the Dodger, smoking long clay pipes, and drinking spirits with the air of middle-aged men.
After the game, the Dodgers announced that outfielder Ricky Ledee had been claimed off waivers by the New York Mets.
It wasn't enough that Dave Roberts, Paul LoDuca, and Guillermo Mota had already been sacrificed, but the two most loyal Dodgers -- Shawn Green and Adrian Beltre -- were cut loose too, and in 2005, the Dodgers -- out of contention -- didn't make a single trade at the deadline.
That date is when, as best we can figure, Greg Maddux makes his first start in a Dodgers home uniform.
Drew's RBI that got away wasn't the definitive play in the Padres' 7-3 victory against the Dodgers in front of 51,334 at Dodger Stadium, but it was a huge momentum-changer.
Hard to tell what the club's management was prouder to show off, center fielder Juan Pierre and pitcher Randy Wolf or the Dodgers shirts that have undergone a slight but significant redesign for 2007 to restore players' names to the backs.
Panda Express, the nation's leader in Chinese quick-service restaurants, is partnering with the Los Angeles Dodgers to bring fans new flavors at Dodger Stadium.
The bad news is that the heads of Orlando Hernandez, Tom Glavine and Steve Trachsel are still firmly attached to their bodies -- and waiting to go to work on the Dodgers in Games 1, 2 and 3, respectively.
SAN FRANCISCO - Their wild-card ticket punched and their first-round playoff destination set, the Dodgers could trace the route from here to a pennant and marvel Sunday at how close it looks on the baseball's new topographical map.
Could the Dodgers and their fans imagine a sweeter setting for a playoff clinching party than here in the black heart of Giants country?
The Dodgers were caught in a perfect storm of ineptitude on Saturday night.
Who knew that the Orangey part of Los Angeles the renegade-red Angels call home could be so much different -- and apparently better -- than the ravine where the blue-blooded Dodgers have been squatting all these years?