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 offers a variety of menu options at Dodger
Stadium, including some of the restaurant's most popular items:
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.
He was asked about his old team's chances now that the first-round matchups have been determined and the Dodgers
are off to New York to open a best-of-five series against the Mets on Wednesday, the winner to get the Cardinals-Padres winner.
The standings say that when the Dodgers
came from behind on Jeff Kent and Olmedo Saenz bloops and a wild pitch in the ninth inning to win 4-3 in front of 42,587 fans, they tied San Diego for first place and assured that Philadelphia can't outfinish them without a tie-breaking playoff game.
will close out their home schedule this afternoon with a series rubber game against Arizona, in what is essentially their first must-win game of the season.
Atmosphere: The Dodgers
have the tradition, the organ music and Vin Scully's voice floating above the crowd for the first three innings.
Chacon, who had given up 112 hits in 97 innings for the season, gave up just three through the first six against the Dodgers
Few things are working out these days for the Dodgers
, who can only hope now to salvage a split of the four-game series by winning tonight against one of the league's toughest pitchers in right-hander Jake Peavy.
With the scene set - a half-game lead over visiting San Diego in the National League West, their Hall of Fame savior on the mound - the Dodgers
started arguably their most important weekend of the season.
Drew, Julio Lugo and Olmedo Saenz each drove in one run and Maddux tossed seven shutout innings as the Dodgers
increased their National League West lead over San Diego to 1 1/2 games with 15 remaining.
On an evening when the Dodgers
would scratch out a grand total of four hits against Brewers left-hander Doug Davis -- none of them after the fourth inning -- and on an evening when Davis would retire the final 16 Dodgers
batters in a row in what became the third complete-game shutout of his career, Hendrickson's continued ineffectiveness had done in the Dodgers
by the first inning.
Pinch-hitting for reliever Elmer Dessens, Marlon Anderson singled in his first at-bat as a Dodger
2) The Dodgers
' Jeff Kent hits a home run against Cincinnati on Tuesday night at Dodger
From where the Dodgers
sit, though, Peavy looks neither deflated, bloated nor in any other way afflicted.