• Miami opens its Grapefruit League season on Saturday, facing the Cardinals at Roger Dean Stadium. Both teams share the complex. Miami will be the home team. John Maine will start for the Marlins, and he is scheduled to pitch two innings.
• Manager Mike Redmond has yet to announce his batting order for Saturday, but he did reveal who would start: Jeff Mathis (catcher), Joe Mahoney (first base), Donovan Solano (second base), Adeiny Hechavarria (shortstop), Placido Polanco (third base), Juan Pierre (left field), Gorkys Hernandez (center field), Giancarlo Stanton (right fielder) and Alfredo Silverio (designated hitter).