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Box > Florida 8, LA Dodgers 3
Marlins cruise in deep blue sea
The Marlins quickly erased their first deficit of the game when Carlos Delgado and Miguel Cabrera went back-to-back in the sixth and Damion Easley hit a homer three batters later. Josh Beckett escaped trouble several times to record his sixth win of the year.
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Miguel Cabrera congratulates Carlos Delgado on his two-run homer in the sixth. (Chris Pizzello/AP)
Jeff Weaver cruised through the first five innings, giving up just one run. But the righty couldn't keep the Marlins in the park in the sixth, departing after allowing three home runs. Jeff Kent drove in two runs and Cesar Izturis scored two as the Dodgers dropped the series finale.
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Florida (21-16)
Won 1
Florida 8, LA Dodgers 3   LAD
LA Dodgers (22-18)
Lost 1
May 18, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 2   8 13 0
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0   3 7 0
Standings through 5/18/05  |  Gameday  |  Marlins Stats  |  Dodgers Stats
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF4111103.263
Lo Duca, C5220002.336
Delgado, 1B5122002.314
Cabrera, LF4111101.370
Encarnacion, RF4122100.264
Lowell, 3B1000000.180
Dillon, 3B4010013.250
Easley, 2B5121004.247
Gonzalez, SS4110003.252
Beckett, P2011101.200
Riedling, P1000000.000
Jones, P0000000.000
Totals3981384119 

BATTING
2B: Gonzalez (8, Weaver).
HR: Delgado (6, 6th inning off Weaver, 1 on, 0 out), Cabrera (8, 6th inning off Weaver, 0 on, 0 out), Easley (3, 6th inning off Weaver, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Pierre; Lo Duca 2; Delgado 5; Cabrera 4; Encarnacion 2; Dillon; Easley 5; Gonzalez 2; Beckett.
RBI: Beckett (3), Delgado 2 (23), Cabrera (30), Easley (10), Pierre (10), Encarnacion 2 (28).
2-out RBI: Beckett; Easley; Pierre.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pierre 2; Lo Duca 2; Easley.
GIDP: Cabrera.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Lo Duca-Gonzalez).

 
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Izturis, SS4220100.343
Choi, 1B4110011.310
Drew, RF4021102.254
Kent, 2B4012014.297
Bradley, CF3010113.325
Ledee, LF4000015.302
Edwards, 3B4000002.297
Bako, C2000220.257
Weaver, P2000014.238
Sanchez, P0000000.000
a-Perez, A, PH1000010.333
Alvarez, P0000000.000
b-Robles, PH1000000.105
Wunsch, P0000000.000
Carrara, P0000000.000
Totals333735821 

a-Struck out for Sanchez in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Alvarez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Drew (7, Beckett), Bradley (6, Beckett), Kent (11, Beckett).
TB: Izturis 2; Choi; Drew 3; Kent 2; Bradley 2.
RBI: Kent 2 (34), Drew (16).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kent; Weaver 2; Ledee 2.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Izturis (4, 2nd base by Beckett/Lo Duca).

FIELDING
DP: (Izturis-Kent-Choi).

 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (W, 6-3)6.05225602.47
Riedling 2.02110205.79
Jones 1.00000001.08
 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver (L, 4-3)5.210660035.59
Sanchez 0.11001002.66
Alvarez 2.00001001.42
Wunsch 0.11222002.57
Carrara 0.21000104.24

IBB: Bako (by Beckett), Cabrera (by Wunsch).
HBP: Choi (by Riedling).
Pitches-strikes: Beckett 121-74, Riedling 27-19, Jones 12-8, Weaver 96-59, Sanchez 16-8, Alvarez 23-15, Wunsch 13-4, Carrara 13-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Beckett 8-3, Riedling 2-2, Jones 0-3, Weaver 11-6, Sanchez 0-1, Alvarez 2-4, Wunsch 1-0, Carrara 0-1.
Batters faced: Beckett 27, Riedling 9, Jones 3, Weaver 26, Sanchez 3, Alvarez 7, Wunsch 4, Carrara 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Sanchez 1-1, Carrara 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Randy Marsh. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 74 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 3 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 34,441.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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