Miami, FL (Sports Network) - Justin Ruggiano capped a four-run fifth inning
with an RBI single to help the Miami Marlins beat the Los Angeles Dodgers,
7-3, in the middle installment of a three-game series.
Carlos Lee had two RBI and a run scored for the Marlins, who bounced back from
a 5-2 loss in the series opener on Friday. Donovan Solano, Nick Green, John
Buck and Gorkys Hernandez each drove in a run.
Miami starter Ricky Nolasco (9-11) gave up two runs on nine hits over five
innings to pick up the win.
Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier and Shane Victorino had an RBI apiece for the Dodgers,
who trail the Giants by one game in the NL West. San Francisco beat Colorado
Joe Blanton (8-10), making his second start for Los Angeles, allowed four runs
on six hits over five innings to take the loss.
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