Dodgers swap Chris Reed to Miami for minor-league pitcher Grant Dayton.

In a swap of minor league pitchers, the Dodgers acquired left-hander Grant Dayton from the Miami Marlins in exchange for left-hander Chris Reed on Wednesday. Neither player was on his team’s 40-man roster at the time of the trade.

Dayton was 2-1 with a 2.83 ERA and 35 strikeouts in 25 games for Triple-A New Orleans this season. The 27-year-old pitcher was selected by the Marlins in the 11th round of the 2010 first-year player draft.

Dayton will report to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Reed had been designated for assignment last Friday.

Game 77: Zack Greinke’s undeserved wait is over.

MIAMI >> A great thing happened on a couple fronts Sunday. Zack Greinke won a game, and the reporters who covered him were able to stop asking when he would ever win a game and put his season into context. The box score is here.

Before the game Don Mattingly openly questioned whether Yasiel Puig, who batted cleanup Sunday, would evolve as a hitter.

Prior to the game, it was reported that the Dodgers are interested in New York Mets pitcher Jon Niese.

Game 76: Two errors loom large in 3-2 loss to Miami Marlins.

Clayton Kershaw

Clayton Kershaw allowed three runs on two errors and a wild pitch on Saturday. (Associated Press photo)

MIAMI — The outfield at Marlins Park was an unforgiving place Saturday, and defense cost the Dodgers in a 3-2 lossClayton Kershaw didn’t get too hung up on an unfortunate factoid, that he’d never lost three straight games before in his career.

The box score is here.

The Giants’ win over the Rockies means the Dodgers are 1 game up in the National League West. The Dodgers have been in sole possession of first place 64 of the last 65 days.