Paco earning bigger role in pen

The left-handed relief pitcher, picked in the second round of the 2012 draft by the Dodgers, pitched two scoreless innings on Friday and has continued to excel in the bullpen.

Fish Cap: Miami Marlins 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 4

The Miami Marlins won their first game against the Los Angeles Dodgers thanks to a Derek Dietrich home run and Jose Fernandez being all Hollywood.

Key play: Juan Uribe picked off second base

In a tie game in the fifth inning, a potential Dodgers rally was snuffed out by a strong throw by Marlins catcher Rob Brantly.

Magill burned by walks against Marlins

Magill after three major league starts has three no-decisions with a 6.92 ERA, 11 strikeouts and 10 walks in 13 innings.

Marlins 5, Dodgers 4

The Dodgers have lost their last five one-run games, and eight straight games overall, their longest losing streak since 2008.

Van Slyke call-up a few days in the making

With Gonzalez still dealing with a neck strain, Van Slyke gives the Dodgers someone they can use both in the outfield and first base as needed.

Punto power

Nick Punto on Friday will become the 1,487th player in major league history (1871-present) to play in 1,000 games.

Van Slyke up, Elian down

To make room on the 40-man roster for Van Slyke, pitcher Chad Billingsley was transferred to the 60-day disabled list.

Dodgers-Marlins Friday on alternate TV channels

A conflict with the Stanley Cup playoffs has pushed Friday's game between the Dodgers and Marlins off of Prime Ticket.

Dodgers-Marlins pitching matchups

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A pair of last place teams face off for three games this weekend at Dodger Stadium.

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