Atlanta Braves @ Miami Marlins Game Preview: Monday, April 8th 7 PM EST (Game 7)

Apr 8, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; A general view of Marlins Park before a game between the at Atlanta Braves and the Miami Marlins. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Marlins are set to play their home opener for the 2013 season. The team will take on the early first place Atlanta Braves. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM EST and the the game will be played with the roof open. Kevin Slowey is taking the mound for the Marlins. The Braves are countering with Paul Maholm. The team expects over 30,000 to be in attendance for the game.

To further preview the game, please check out our Series Preview post from this afternoon and the chat I had with the editor of Tomahawk Take Jeff Schafer. These should help you get all the information for the Marlins home opener that you should need.
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Here are the starting lineups for both teams:

Miami Marlins:
1. Juan Pierre, LF
2. Placido Polanco, 3B
3. Giancarlo Stanton, RF
4. Greg Dobbs, 1B
5. Justin Ruggiano, CF
6. Rob Brantly, C
7. Adeiny Hechavarria, SS
8. Donovan Solano, 2B
9. Kevin Slowey, P

Atlanta Braves
1. B.J. Upton
2. Jason Heyward, RF
3. Justin Upton, LF
4. Evan Gattis, C
5. Dan Uggla, 2B
6. Juan Francisco, 3B
7. Chris Johnson, 1B
8. Andrelton Simmons, SS
9. Paul Maholm, P

Topics: Miami Marlins

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