Cardinals Vs. Dodgers Final Score: Los Angeles Rallies For 6-5 Victory

Scott Van Slyke's three-run home run in the seventh inning gave the Los Angeles Dodgers a 6-5 lead they would not relinquish en route to a three-game sweep of the visiting St. Louis Cardinals.

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The Dodgers got on the board first, but St. Louis scored five runs over the course of the fifth and sixth innings to build a 5-2 lead. Los Angeles came up with one run in the bottom of the sixth, which was followed by Van Slyke's decisive homer in the seventh.

At the plate, Matt Adams had a pair of hits in his MLB debut for St. Louis. Rafael Furcal and Daniel Descalso also had two-hit games.

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