Dodgers beat Miami Marlins, 5-3, in walk-off fashion

Scott Van Slyke is the hero after Zack Greinke's stellar outing on the mound

KEY MOMENT: With the Dodgers down to their final two outs, Scott Van Slyke belted a three-run home run off Steve Cishek to turn a 3-2 deficit into a 5-3 victory.

ON THE MOUND: Zack Greinke didn't earn his sixth win of the season, but he didn't lose, either. Greinke, who limited the Marlins to one run over seven inning, is now unbeaten in his last 15 starts. Greinke served up a solo home run to Marcell Ozuna in the seventh inning. He nearly gave up another run that inning, when Adeiny Hechavarria lined out to left field with the bases loaded. Christian Yelich tagged up from third base on the play, but was thrown out at the plate.

AT THE PLATE: Howie Kendrick doubled, advanced to third base on a single by Adrian Gonzalez and scored on a groundout by Justin Turner to move the Dodgers in front, 1-0, in the fourth inning. The Dodgers reclaimed the advantage in the bottom of the seventh inning, when Van Slyke singled to left field and took an extra base when Yelich mishandled the ball. Van Slyke scored on a single by Joc Pederson.

WELCOME HOME: Marlins leadoff hitter Dee Gordon tipped his helmet to the fans at Dodger Stadium, who gave him a standing ovation when he was introduced for his first at-bat. Gordon and starting pitcher Dan Haren were traded to the Marlins over the winter for a four-player package that included right-hander Chris Hatcher, utilityman Enrique Hernandez and left-hander Andrew Heaney, who was flipped to the Angels for Howie Kendrick. Gordon, who entered the game leading the majors with a .439 average, was 0-for-4 with a walk.

NEW ADDITION: Cuban infielder Hector Olivera has received a work visa and is expected to travel to the United States this week, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke under the condition of anonymity. Olivera, 30, agreed to a six-year, $62.5-million deal with the Dodgers in late March. To finalize the contract, the former Cuban national team standout will have to undergo a physical examination. The Dodgers have concerns about Olivera's elbow, which they think could require reconstructive surgery.

INJURY UPDATES: Yasiel Puig underwent an MRI examination on his strained left hamstring. . … Hyun-Jin Ryu still hasn't resumed throwing, as he remains shut down because of shoulder discomfort.

UP NEXT: Mike Bolsinger (0-0, 1.59) will face the Marlins and Dan Haren (4-1, 2.68) at Dodger Stadium at 7 p.m. On the air: TV: SportsNet LA. Radio: 570, 1020.

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