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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.
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?
This was business, something the Dodgers already had partially taken care of by dispensing with the Colorado Rockies, beating them 6-4 in front of 18,858 Wednesday night at Coors Field.
But on Tuesday night, in an 11-4 pounding of the Colorado Rockies in front of 20,133 at Coors Field, the suddenly surging Dodgers answered two of their biggest questions resoundingly.
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?
And yet, that is exactly where the Dodgers found themselves after Wednesday night's game, a 6-4 loss to the Pirates before 46,319 at Dodger Stadium.
Hit where it was, it might have ruined an otherwise storybook season for the Dodgers, who lost 2-1 in front of a sellout crowd of 54,601.