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MIAMI (AP) -- Mark Reynolds homered leading off a five-run seventh and Jon Garland pitched six strong innings to help lift the Arizona Diamondbacks past the Florida Marlins 5-3 on Tuesday night.
It was Arizona's second straight win after dropping seven of eight.
Hanley Ramirez homered for Florida, which has lost seven of eight and 13 of 17.
Garland (4-2) allowed two runs -- one earned -- and seven hits in six innings. He walked one and struck out three.
Chad Qualls pitched the ninth to earn his ninth save in 10 opportunities.
Marlins starter Josh Johnson (3-1) had retired 11 in a row when he began the seventh. Reynolds then hit the third pitch to left-center for his ninth homer to pull Arizona within 2-1.