In the final game of the year and it only seems fitting, that the rookies would set even more records.
Uggla homered in the sixth to set a Marlins rookie record and extend his major league record for the most home runs by a rookie second baseman. He received a curtain call at the end of the inning from an announced crowd of 36,768, second-largest of the season for the Marlins, although the actual turnout was less than 25,000.
Oogie established a new Marlins record for rookie home runs in a season at 27. The old record was held by Preston Wilson at 26 in 1999.
Not to be outdone by Uggla, Hanley had his say.
Shortstop Hanley Ramirez went hitless in three at-bats, but he still claimed the franchise rookie batting record (.292). He also owns the franchise's single-season rookie marks for runs, hits, doubles, triples, extra base hits and total bases.
I don't care if the team did lose 13 of their last 18, this is one special team.