at Jupiter, Fla.
Tuesday, March 18 Marlins at the plate: Dan Uggla doubled, and moved to third on Luis Gonzalez's single in the first inning. Uggla scored on Josh Willingham's groundout, giving the Marlins a lead. Florida threatened in the seventh when Willingham singled, but a runner was stranded at second. Dodgers at the plate: Held without a run through six innings, the Dodgers grabbed the lead in the seventh on Mark Sweeney's two-run homer. Andre Ethier drew a one-out walk, and he was pinch-run for by Jovany Rosario. Blake De Witt collected Los Angeles' first hit, lacing a single to left to open the third inning.
Up next for Marlins: Off on Wednesday, the Marlins will return to Grapefruit League action on Thursday against the Cardinals at 1:05 p.m. ET. Florida will send Ricky Nolasco to the mound, while St. Louis is going with Braden Looper. Nolasco is competing for a rotation spot.
Up next for Dodgers: Next stop, Phoenix, Ariz. The Dodgers' final farewells to Florida now complete, those players who didn't travel to China will fly to Arizona on Tuesday evening to meet up the rest of their teammates. Wednesday is an optional workout day in Phoenix, before the Dodgers officially open Cactus League play against the White Sox on Thursday at 3:05 p.m. PT. Esteban Loaiza, still working on securing the fifth starter's role, will pitch for Los Angeles, opposite Chicago's Mark Buehrle.
Joe Frisaro is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.