Today's game will determine whether the Marlins return home to Land Shark Stadium with a winning record -- or a losing one. They're treading water at the .500 level for the first time. What began as a promising trip for the Marlins when they won their first two games in Colorado has now dissolved into a 3-game losing streak.
Here's their lineup, noting that Cody Ross is on the bench a second straight game even though he is healthy.j
Marlins: 1. Emilio Bonifacio, 3b; 2. Chris Coghlan, lf; 3. Hanley Ramirez, ss; 4. Jorge Cantu, 1b; 5. John Baker, c; 6. Dan Uggla, 2b; 7. Ross Gload, rf; 8. Alfredo Amezaga, cf; 9. Josh Johnson, p.