The Marlins have defeated the University of Miami 12-3 in their first spring training game. Kevin Millar hit a 4-run home run in the 8th inning. Guillermo Garcia, a catcher aquired from the Reds this winter, had two doubles, four RBIs, and three runs scored. Dario Perez, fighting for the 5th spot in the rotation, threw two scoreless innings with three strikeouts. A.J. Burnett earned the victory with four strikeouts in two innings.