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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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And the 45-65 stolen-base man relates to the Dodgers' historical emphasis on speed (although no Dodger has led the league in steals since Davey Lopes in 1976).
June 7, Dodger Stadium, Mets 9, Dodgers 7: This was the game that finally got Odalis Perez demoted to the bullpen, after he allowed seven runs on 11 hits in 3 2/3 innings.
It wasn't only in the AT&T Park visitors' clubhouse, all picked up after the wild-card clinching party the day before, that a case could be heard for the Dodgers to go farther than they have since the 1988 World Series championship.
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 fell 1 1/2 games behind San Diego in the National League West and a half-game behind Philadelphia in the wild-card standings.
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?
But this time, it wasn 3/8t Ian Snell, the promising young right-hander who held them to one run through six innings before the Dodgers rallied in vain against the Pirates bullpen.
Although Broxton escaped a bases-loaded jam to avoid further damage later in the inning, the Dodgers then put up little resistance against legendary closer Trevor Hoffman.
and the cross-country red-eye flights in June, pointed to this, a four-game series in which the Dodgers could take a fairly firm grasp of their destiny.
For at least one night, the whole situation couldn't have worked out any better for the Dodgers.
Thought after playing shortstop behind Hendrickson for two-plus seasons in Tampa Bay that nothing would surprise him now that they were both playing for the Dodgers, having been traded a month apart earlier this summer.