Nine Miami players experienced their first big league opener yesterday -- Rob Brantly, Donovan Solano, Adeiny Hechavarria, Justin Ruggiano, A.J. Ramos, Wade LeBlanc, Chris Valaika, Alex Sanabia and Jose Fernandez. And for Mike Redmond, it was his first opener as a big league skipper.
Yup, It is an April Fool's Day joke.
A rather unorthodox look at the Marlins opening day lineup.
Logan Morrison might be spending a bit more time on the DL than previously believed. Joe Frisaro with the story.
Around the League
What can the spring standings tell us about the upcoming season? Lewie Pollis of Beyond the Box Score takes a look.
San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers - April 1, 2013 | MLB.com LAD Recap
Clayton Kershaw pitched a shutout and homered for the winning run in his first outing of the season. In related news, Clayton Kershaw is a good baseball player.
Every opening day box score from around the league.
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2013 Miami Marlins Season Preview: Bold Predictions - Fish Stripes
The Miami Marlins season began yesterday versus the defending NL East champion Washington Nationals. Here are some bold predictions to start the 2013 season right!
The Miami Marlins may be in for a rough 2013 season, but that doesn't mean you cannot enjoy everyone's favorite Marlins prediction contest, Ichthyomancy! The game is back for another season of excitement!
The Miami Marlins put up a valiant, if offensively light, effort versus Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals, but ultimately they failed to score and lost the game 2-0. Rickey Nolasco provided most of the #minorvictories on opening day