Van Slyke's 3-run pinch home run helps Dodgers top Cards

Sunday, May 20, 2012 | 11:18 p.m. CDT

LOS ANGELES — Pinch-hitter Scott Van Slyke connected for his first major league homer, a go-ahead, three-run shot in the seventh inning against his father's former team, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied for a 6-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.