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Dee Gordon's lead-off homer helps Marlins vs. Braves split squad

Aug 12, 2015; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon (9) reaches first base on a hit during the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 12, 2015; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon (9) reaches first base on a hit during the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

MARLINS 8, BRAVES (ss) 6

Dee Gordon led off the game with a rare home run and Miguel Rojas scored two with a double later in a four-run first off Atlanta starter R.A. Dickey.

Dansby Swanson hit a two-run single for Atlanta.

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