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MIAMI (CBSMiami.com) – As construction workers continue to put the finishing touches on the new Florida Marlins stadium, word is beginning to leak out about who the very first opponent will be for the soon-to-be Miami Marlins.
According to the Palm Beach Post, the Marlins are set to do battle with the biggest name in all of baseball, the New York Yankees in exhibition games at the new Marlins Stadium.
Between being the first games at the new stadium, and the huge draw that the Yankees are at any ballpark; it’s going to be a tough ticket to come by if you want to take in the first baseball action at the new stadium.
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The Marlins are believed to be opening the regular season with a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Depending on his injured shoulder, the Marlins hope to have ace pitcher Josh Johnson on the mound for the first game of the regular season in 2012.