Mets 12, Marlins 3
The Marlins dropped to 1-1 for the season in front of 18,075 at Pro Player Stadium, getting dropped by the Mets by nine runs.
Livan Hernandez (0-1, 11.57) was charged with six earned runs in 4 2/3 innings for the loss. Florida collected eight hits in total, but nobody had a multi-hit game. Preston Wilson went deep with a two-run shot for his first homer of the season.
Marlins 5, Giants 4
The Marlins topped the Giants to go to 2-2 for the season with 7,741 on hand at Pro Player Stadium.
Trailing by four in the bottom of the fourth, Mark Kotsay got the Marlins on the board with a long ball. Preston Wilson and Mark Smith each had an RBI-single in the eighth to get the Marlins within a run. In the bottom of the ninth, Cliff Floyd walked the Giants off with a two-out, two-run homer.
The Marlins signed first baseman Randall Simon to a minor league deal through free agency. Simon never appeared in the majors for Florida, but he did enjoy an eight-season major league career for six different teams.
Braves 7, Marlins 5
Jason Grilli (0-1, 4.76) started and lost for Florida, giving up three runs on six hits and three walks in 5 2/3 innings, striking out four. Greg Maddux (1-0, 0.00) got the win after five shutout, three-hit innings.
Marlins 7, Phillies 3
With 18,591 present at Veterans Stadium, the Marlins topped the Phillies to go to 3-2 for the season. Josh Beckett struck out six over 6 2/3 innings for no decision, allowing three runs (two earned). Vladimir Nunez (1-0, 2.25) got the victory, with 2 1/3 shutout innings.
Mike Lowell and Alex Gonzalez both went deep for the first time in the season, and Gonzalez added a double and totaled three RBI in the game. Mike Redmond also had multiple hits in the game.
Outfielder Ryan Thompson signed a free agent deal with the Marlins. When he got to the majors with the team, he went nine-for-31 with five doubles and two RBI. Florida was the fifth of six major league teams that Thompson would appear for.