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LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Joe Torre ended his managerial career the way it began 29 years ago _ with a victory.

Matt Kemp homered in his fifth consecutive game, a 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks.

Torre finished with a 2,326-1,997 regular-season record, going 259-227 in three years with the Dodgers. He turns things over to hitting coach Don Mattingly, who has been promoted to manager for next season.

Ted Lilly (10-12) allowed one run and four hits, struck out nine and walked two to reach 10 victories for the eighth consecutive season. Rodrigo Lopez (7-16) was the loser.

Nationals 2, Mets 1

NEW YORK (AP) _ Little-used Oliver Perez (0-5) hit Adam Kennedy with a pitch before walking three batters in a row in the 14th inning.

The Mets finished their second straight losing campaign (79-83) with what likely was Jerry Manuel’s final game as manager.

Joel Peralta (1-0) pitched two innings for the win and Miguel Batista got three outs for his second save as Washington ended a string of 18 straight losses in one-run games on the road.

Marlins 5, Pirates 2

MIAMI (AP) _ Dan Uggla homered and drove in three runs, sending Pittsburgh to its 105th defeat. The Pirates finished their record-extending 18th consecutive losing season at 57-105, worst in the majors. The only time the Pirates had more defeats in baseball’s modern era was in 1952, when they went 42-112.

Pittsburgh finished 17-64 away from home, matching the 1963 New York Mets for the worst road record in a 162-game season.

Anibal Sanchez (13-12) allowed one earned run in six innings. Brian Burres (4-5) was the loser.

Astros 4, Cubs 0

HOUSTON (AP) _ Carlos Lee homered and Tommy Manzella drove in two runs. Houston went 59-52 following a 17-34 start.

Nelson Figueroa (7-4) allowed six hits in six inning and struck out a season-high eight. Brandon Lyon worked a perfect ninth to complete the shutout after Fernando Abad and Wilton Lopez combined for two hitless innings.

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