2009 Marlins Opening Day

Fans went home happy after the Marlins beat the Nationals 12-6 at Dolphin Stadium.

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The Washington Nationals finish batting practice before the opening day game against the Marlins at Dolphin Stadium. The Marlins won 12-6.
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A Marlins' Mermaid performs between innings during opening day at Dolphin Stadium.
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Emilio Bonifacio steals second base in the first inning as shortstop Cristian Guzman of the Nationals is late with the tag. Bonifacio had an opening day to remember, going 4-for-5 with an inside-the-park home run and stole three bases.
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Opening Day starter Ricky Nolasco gave up four earned runs over six innings for the win. He struck out six and walked none.
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Jorge Cantu rounds second base after his two-run home run in the third inning. The first baseman drove in three runs.
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Pitcher Logan Kensing finished things out in the ninth, striking out one but allowing one run.
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A Marlin fans shows his support after the win over the Nationals. Despite record temps, attendance was announced at over 34,000.
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