The Marlins played their first game, albeit a Spring Training game, as the Miami Marlins and beat the Cardinals 4-3 at Roger Dean Stadium. Greg Dobbs went 3-3, driving in 3 runs on a home run and 2 doubles. Josh Johnson, in his first game since May 2011, threw 1-2/3 innings allowing 2 hits and a walk while striking out 2. The Marlins next game is on Tuesday against the University of Miami in their first game ever at Marlins Park.
In his first at bat, leading off the Marlins intrasquad game, Jose Reyes hit a home run off Ricky Nolasco.