Smith hits 2 of Dodgers' 6 HRs as they pound Marlins 15-1

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Published 10:42 p.m. ET Aug. 13, 2019 | Updated 2:15 a.m. ET Aug. 14, 2019

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MIAMI (AP) — Even by the Dodgers’ high-scoring standards, Tuesday night was extraordinary.

Rookie Will Smith achieved another milestone in the storybook start to his big league career with his first two-homer game, and Los Angeles twice hit back-to-back homers to pound the Miami Marlins 15-1.

Cody Bellinger tied a career high with his 39th home run and Justin Turner hit his 20th for the Dodgers, who totaled six homers and a season-high 13 extra-base hits — but no singles until there were two out in the ninth.

The six homers tied the record for most by a team at pitcher-friendly Marlins Park, which opened in 2012.

“It was as good a night as we’ve had all year, and that’s saying a lot,” manager Dave Roberts said. “Just a relentless approach.”

Rookie Dustin May (1-1), making his third career start, earned his first win by allowing one run in 5 2/3 innings. Four relievers, including backup catcher Russell Martin, pitched the final 3 1/3 innings to complete a four-hitter.

The Dodgers increased their season run differential to plus-206, best in…

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