Florida Marlins Kick Off Exihibtion Season

Marlins management makes sure everyone sees action as the Marlins slip past the pesky University of Miami Hurricanes with a 7-6 victory.

March 3, 2004

Jupiter, Florida
Marlins Beat University of Miami in First Game Action of the Year

The Florida Marlins kicked off their exhibition season on Wednesday with a 7-6 victory over the University of Miami Hurricanes at Roger Dean Stadium. The 14th ranked Miami Hurricanes played well against a Florida Marlins team that played 34 members of their 40 man roster.
Offensive highlights included Mike Lowell who drove in a run in the first inning off a sacrifice fly to center field. Other highlights include a two-run homerun hit by 2B Damion Easley and Hee Seop Choi who went 1-1 with an RBI and a run scored.

MIAMI FLA (6) AT FLORIDA (7)

MIAMI FLA AB R H BI FLORIDA AB R H BI
P Figueroa CF 3 0 0 0 J Pierre CF 2 1 0 1
A Lane P 0 0 0 0 A Nunez CF 0 0 0 0
R Tomas PH 2 1 1 2 G Williams CF 1 0 0 0
M Albir P 0 0 0 0 L Castillo 2B 1 1 0 0
R Orta P 0 0 0 0 D Easley 2B 2 1 1 2
J Allen P 0 0 0 0 K Hooper 2B 2 0 0 0
J Hooft 2B 2 0 1 1 M Cabrera 3B 2 0 1 0
A Ricks 2B 3 1 1 1 J Wood 3B 1 0 0 0
R Braun SS 4 1 1 2 D Wathan 3B 1 1 0 0
J Burt 1B 4 0 2 0 M Lowell DH 0 0 0 1
G Sanchez 3B 4 0 1 0 L Harris PH 1 0 0 0
B Katin RF 4 1 1 0 D Anderson PH 1 0 0 0
R Giannotti CF 2 2 0 0 F Crespo PH 2 0 1 1
E San Pedro C 1 0 0 0 J Conine LF 1 0 0 0
E Rodriguez C 2 0 0 0 C Aguila LF 2 1 1 0
B Barton RF 2 0 0 0 A Rios LF 1 0 0 0
J Jay LF 2 0 1 0 H Choi 1B 1 1 1 1
J Cockroft P 0 0 0 0 B Banks 1B 1 0 0 0
A Blanco P 0 0 0 0 L Sutton 1B 1 0 0 0
G Huguet P 0 0 0 0 W Cordero RF 0 1 0 0
I Chirino P 0 0 0 0 C Ambres RF 1 0 0 0
S Valdes-Fauli P 0 0 0 0 R Christenson RF 1 0 0 0
A Gonzalez SS 1 0 0 0
W Valdez SS 1 0 0 0
J Wilson SS 1 0 1 0
M Redmond C 1 0 0 0
J Willingham C 1 0 0 0
M Treanor C 0 0 0 0
J Wayne P 0 0 0 0
M Neu P 0 0 0 0
D Manning P 0 0 0 0
D James P 0 0 0 0
T Borland P 0 0 0 0
B Neal P 0 0 0 0

TOTALS 35 6 9 6 TOTALS 30 7 6 6

MIAMI, FLA 001 000 500 -- 6
FLORIDA 141 000 001 -- 7
E--B Banks, D Wathan, R Braun, R Giannotti.
DP--FLORIDA 1. LOB--MIAMI FLA 5, FLORIDA 8. 2B—H
Choi, C Aguila. HR--D Easley 1 (1) (off A Blanco),
R Braun 1 (1) (off D James). SB--M Cabrera 1 (1),
L Castillo 1 (1), D Wathan 1 (1), J Burt 1 (1).
SF--H Choi, M Lowell.

IP H R ER BB SO HR
MIAMI, FLA
J Cockroft 1 1 1 0 0 1 0
A Blanco 1 2 4 4 2 2 1
G Huguet 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
I Chirino 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
S Valdes-Fauli 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
A Lane 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
M Albir 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
R Orta 1 1 0 0 1 2 0
J Allen (L,0-1) 1-3 1 1 1 1 1 0
FLORIDA
J Wayne 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
M Neu 2 3 1 1 2 3 0
D Manning 2 1 0 0 0 3 0
D James 2-3 5 5 5 1 1 1
T Borland 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 0
B Neal (W,1-0) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

HBP--R Christenson by R Orta. PB--E San Pedro.
SO--MIA: P Figueroa 3, R Braun, R Giannotti, B
Barton, E San Pedro, B Katin, E Rodriguez. FLA: M
Cabrera, L Castillo, K Hooper, L Sutton, G
Williams, J Willingham, A Gonzalez. BB--MIA: R
Giannotti 2, E San Pedro. FLA: A Nunez 2, W
Cordero, M Redmond, M Treanor, D Wathan, J Wilson.
T--2:50. A--3,287.


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