John Buck drives a ball into the big wide gap in right field to score Infante for the Marlins first run of the game.
We have a hit! Thank you, goodnight, time to head to the parking garages (just kidding). #Marlins
Josh Johnson done after 6 innings. Allowed 3 runs on 10 hits. Coghlan pinch hitting.
No hits, but we have a cake. RT @DDelicacies The Official Cake for The Grand Opening of The Marlins Ballpark Stadium
At some point, should the Marlins consider activating the Home Run Sculpture if they get a hit?
Bud Selig: “It’s a long way from Joe Robbie Stadium”.
Hanley and Reyes not in sync as ball gets through. JJ laboring right now. 40 pitches in 1-2/3 innings. Ready for Ozzie to curse.
According to @Orel_ESPN, Marlins Park “looks like a cruise ship had a baby with a spaceship”.
ESPN Broadcasters: “If you are a fan of lime green, you’ve come to the right place!”
Carlos Beltran with first hit in Marlins Park.
Play Ball! Josh Johnson delivers the first official pitch in Marlins Park history – a strike to Rafael Furcal.
Aerial photos on ESPN showing plenty of open parking spots on top levels of Marlins Park garages. Oops.
Seeing lots of tweets from non Marlins fans saying “only in Miami”. Gotta admit that the colors, showgirls, etc. are working.
Muhammad Ali, not much of a Marlins connection, but part of Miami’s sports history – won his first championship in Miami Beach (2/25/64).