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Scott Van Slyke
Los Angeles Dodgers
By BETH HARRIS
AP Sports Writer
LOS ANGELES -- Pinch-hitter Scott Van Slyke's two-run homer in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the Los Angeles Dodgers a 5-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Van Slyke lined the homer off Josh Collmenter (4-3) into the lower left field seats, scoring Mark Ellis who singled just ahead of Van Slyke.
It was the Dodgers' fifth consecutive win over the D-backs. They hit six homers, including three by Juan Uribe, in winning the series opener on Monday.
Chris Withrow (1-0) got the victory, striking out four in 1 1-3 innings.
Collmenter gave up two runs and three hits.
The Dodgers had the go-ahead run on third with two outs in the 10th.
Adrian Gonzalez singled and was replaced by pinch-runner Dee Gordon, who stole second. Andre Ethier was intentionally walked before Collmenter uncorked a wild pitch, allowing Gordon to take third. Ethier move up to second when the ball sailed to the backstop. Juan Uribe struck out swing...
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