Found February 23, 2013 on MarlinsBaseball.com:
The Miami Marlins made Mike Redmond a winner in his debut as manager with an 8-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.   The game was the first of the Grapefruit League season for both clubs.    Miami received some bad news however as backup catcher Jeff Mathis was lost for six weeks with a broken right collarbone.  The catcher acquired from Toronto injured the collarbone on a foul tip. Alfredo Silverio blasted a solo homerun in a game where he manned the designated hitter spot.   Silverio is expected to open the year on the disabled list as he is still unable to play the field due to Tommy John surgery last year.   Offensive displays like Saturday’s will only increase the likelihood that Miami gives Silverio every chance to stay on the big league roster once healthy.   In addition to Silverio’s homerun, the Marlins saw contributions from a handful of other players as the team combined for eleven hits.  Of note, Giancarlo Stanton had two runs batted in while Juan Pierre trip...
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