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Cantu's 5 RBIs help Marlins beat Dodgers 6-5

MIAMI (AP) — Jorge Cantu tied a career high with five RBIs, and the Florida Marlins rallied past the Los Angeles Dodgers for the second time in less than 18 hours, winning 6-5 Sunday to take the rubber game of the series.

Florida trailed 4-0 before Cantu hit a three-run homer in the fourth. He put the Marlins ahead 6-5 with a two-run double in the seventh off Jeff Weaver (0-1).

Cantu's sacrifice fly capped a three-run rally in the ninth inning Saturday, when Florida beat Los Angeles 7-6.

Clay Hensley (1-0) pitched two scoreless innings for his first win since July 21, 2008. He retired pinch-hitter Andre Ethier with runners at the corners to end the eighth.

Leo Nunez gave up a walk and a single in the ninth, then struck out Matt Kemp and retired James Loney on a groundout for his second save in three tries.

Los Angeles went 2 for 10 with runners in scoring position. The Marlins, who won with five hits, have gone 2-1 in each of their first two series.

Dodgers knuckleballer Charlie Haeger had a career-high 12 strikeouts in six innings and allowed only three hits, but one was Cantu's homer. Haeger walked four, and two other Marlins reached base when strike three was a wild pitch.

Weaver gave up a run for the first time in five appearances this season. Chris Coghlan singled off him to start the seventh, and after Hanley Ramirez walked, Cantu doubled.

A dropped fly by Kemp in center field led to an unearned run in the sixth, which scored on Cody Ross' two-out single.

Florida's Anibal Sanchez made his first start of the season and allowed five runs, four earned, in six innings.

The Marlins won despite some sloppy moments. They came into the game last in the majors in fielding and committed two errors to increase their season total to 10.

Florida center fielder Cameron Maybin was picked off first and had a two-base error that let two runs score, and right fielder Ross dropped a fly for an error that led to another run.

Haeger struck out seven of the first 10 batters, but he walked Maybin and Ramirez to start the fourth, and Cantu hit his second homer of the year to cut the Dodgers' lead to 4-3.

Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, playing his first game since being recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque, drove in two runs with a squeeze bunt and a sacrifice fly.

NOTES: Ethier (ankle) missed his fourth consecutive start. He's expected to rejoin the lineup for the team's home opener Tuesday against Arizona. ... Dodgers LF Manny Ramirez, 3B Casey Blake and C Russell Martin also were given the day off, although Martin entered the game in the eighth. ... Marlins president David Samson says the team will play more day games in the new ballpark scheduled to open in 2012.