Marlins Show Power in Opening Day Win
Gary Sheffield and Charles Johnson each hit 3-run home runs leading the Marlins to a 11-6 victory over the Chicago Cubs. All the Marlins starter had a hit except for Josh Booty who did have an RBI. Floyd, Renteria, Kotsay, Sheffield, and Jackson had 2 hits. Counsell had 3. Livan Hernandez pitched 5-1/3 allowing 5 runs on 7 hits to earn his first win.