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DODGERS 6, MARLINS 3: Eric Karros hit a three-run homer in the first inning and Pedro Astacio pitched a shutout until the sixth, carrying visiting Los Angeles.

Astacio took a five-hitter and 6-1 lead into the ninth inning and left after Devon White's two-run homer. Todd Worrell got two outs for his 25th save, striking out Alex Arias to end the game with two runners on.

After Jeff Conine's double in the first, Astacio did not allow a hit until the sixth, when Kurt Abbott tripled and scored on Edgar Renteria's single.

In his past four starts, Astacio has allowed seven earned runs over 29 innings. Astacio has a 37-37 career record but is 5-1 against with a 2.28 ERA the Marlins.

Marlins starter Chris Hammond gave up four runs and six hits in 4 innings.

Juan Castro walked with one out in the first, Raul Mondesi doubled high off the leftfield wall, and Karros followed with his 22nd homer, an opposite-field drive to right. Karros has nine homers in his past 26 games.

The Dodgers made it 4-0 in the second on a single by Greg Gagne and a double by Wayne Kirby. Tom Prince, filling in for a sore Mike Piazza, drove home a run in the sixth with a squeeze single.

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