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Dodgers Vs. Marlins Final Score: Miami Rallies For 7-3 Win

A four-run fifth inning was the catalyst Saturday night for the Miami Marlins to claim a 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the second game of their weekend series at Marlins Park.

Nick Green and John Buck each had run-scoring doubles in the fifth inning, and Carlos Lee added a two-run double in the eighth. The Marlins had a well-balanced scoring attack as all eight starting position players had at least one hit, and seven different players scored a run.

Joe Blanton was cruising through four innings for the Dodgers, but three doubles and four runs proved to be his undoing in the fifth. Blanton (8-10) took the loss in his second start as a Dodger.

Ricky Nolasco, who stranded the bases loaded in the first two innings and allowed nine hits in his five innings, ended up with the win (9-11).

Matt Kemp had three hits, and RBI, and two stolen bases for the Dodgers. It was hit first multi-steal game since July 5, 2011. Andre Ethier added two hits in the loss.

The Dodgers go for a series win on Sunday, with Chris Capuano on the mound. Wade LeBlanc gets the start for the Marlins.

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