Originally written March 05, 2012 on MarlinsBaseball.com:
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The Miami Marlins won their first game of the Grapefruit League season on Monday with a 4-3 final score over the St. Louis Cardinals.   The game took place in Roger Dean Stadium which is the Spring home of both teams.     Greg Dobbs who signed a two year contract this past off-season led the way with a 3-3 game including two doubles, a home run and three runs batted in.   The veteran is expected to serve as a reserve corner infielder and pinch hit option once again in 2012. Besides Dobbs’ spectacular day at the plate, there was a welcome sight for the Marlins on the mound as Josh Johnson pitched for the first time since last May.   The ace hit 93mph on the gun which is a great number for a first Spring outing.   He struck out two and worked 1.2 scoreless frames before exiting due to a 40-pitch limit.  When Johnson goes again in five days, it’s likely he will work a little longer.   Also seeing time on the mound in this game were Wade LeBlanc, Chad Gaudin, Gary Glover, Jose Ceda, Chr...
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