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Dodgers sweep
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Dodgers 5, Marlins 3
Hiroki Kuroda lowered his ERA to 3.82 with Thursday's outing. (Paul Connors/AP)
Matt Kemp's tie-breaking RBI single in the ninth spurred the Dodgers on to the win and a three-game sweep of the Marlins. Hiroki Kuroda turned in a quality start and Juan Pierre had two RBIs, a stolen base and scored a run.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (15-13)
Won 6
LA Dodgers 5, Florida 3   FLA
Florida (15-13)
Lost 3
May 1, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2   5 7 1
Florida
0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0   3 5 3
Standings thru 5/1/08  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Marlins stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS3200201.371
Pierre, LF3122010.273
Kemp, CF-RF5111023.312
Sweeney, 1B3000221.100
Martin, C4010122.290
Ethier, RF5011003.309
  Saito, P0000000.000
DeWitt, 3B3000103.268
Hu, 2B3110001.250
  a-Kent, PH-2B0000100.291
Kuroda, P2010000.154
  b-Loney, PH1000003.280
  Proctor, P0000000.000
  Beimel, P0000000.000
  Jones, CF0000000.159
Totals325747717 

a-Walked for Hu in the 8th. b-Grounded into a forceout for Kuroda in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Pierre (3, Badenhop).
TB: Pierre 3; Kemp; Martin; Ethier; Hu; Kuroda.
RBI: Ethier (14), Pierre 2 (10), Kemp (17).
2-out RBI: Ethier.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: DeWitt; Sweeney; Loney 2; Ethier.
S: Kuroda; Pierre.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pierre (7, 2nd base off Badenhop/Treanor), Kemp (5, 2nd base off Gregg/Treanor).

FIELDING
E: DeWitt (2, throw).

 
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ramirez, SS4011010.322
Uggla, 2B4000021.245
  Gregg, P0000000.000
Hermida, RF4000000.272
Cantu, 3B4000010.284
Gonzalez, LF4000000.208
Helms, 1B4110010.229
Ross, CF3112000.157
Treanor, C3120010.244
Badenhop, P2000011.000
  Tankersley, P0000000.000
  a-Amezaga, PH1000002.231
  Pinto, P0000000.000
  Andino, 2B0000000.222
Totals33353074 

a-Grounded out for Tankersley in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Ramirez (5, Kuroda).
HR: Ross (1, 5th inning off Kuroda, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Ramirez 2; Helms; Ross 4; Treanor 2.
RBI: Ramirez (19), Ross 2 (4).
2-out RBI: Ramirez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Uggla; Amezaga.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Helms (1, throw), Gregg (1, throw), Andino (1, throw).

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kuroda 7.05330413.82
Proctor 0.20000104.91
Beimel (W, 3-0)0.10000000.90
Saito (S, 4)1.00000202.19
 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Badenhop 6.05332607.20
Tankersley 1.01000007.00
Pinto 1.00003100.92
Gregg (L, 3-2)1.01212002.93

HBP: Pierre (by Badenhop).
Pitches-strikes: Kuroda 85-58, Proctor 12-7, Beimel 1-1, Saito 10-8, Badenhop 99-65, Tankersley 12-9, Pinto 30-12, Gregg 27-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Kuroda 11-6, Proctor 1-0, Beimel 0-1, Saito 0-1, Badenhop 8-4, Tankersley 2-1, Pinto 2-0, Gregg 1-1.
Batters faced: Kuroda 27, Proctor 2, Beimel 1, Saito 3, Badenhop 26, Tankersley 4, Pinto 6, Gregg 6.
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:55.
Att: 15,556.

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