Adam Greenberg -- the one-at-bat man for the Marlins -- said he was more nervous about having to stand up and sing in front of Marlins players (while wearing a skimpy bathing suit) than he was about facing the Mets' R.A. Dickey later on.
Greenberg was the center of attention in the clubhouse and during batting practice heading into tonight's cameo appearance, when he'll step into the batter's box in a major league uniform for the first time since 2005 when he was hit by a pitch at Sun Life Stadium while making his big league debut with the Chicago Cubs.
Greenberg looked uncertain fielding the outfield during batting practice. But it's unlikely he'll see any playing time in the field. Instead, manager Ozzie Guillen indicated that, more than likely, Greenberg will pinch-hit at some point during the middle innings.
The 31-year-old player looked much better in the batting cage, where he ended his session with a home run to right on the last pitch thrown to him.
As for Guillen, there's a good chance no announcement concerning his future with the team will be made before the season finale tomorrow. Guillen hasn't been told anything, one way or the other, and is going overseas for vacation on Thursday. He said that while he has spoken with Marlins over Jeffrey Loria the past couple of days about what needs to be done to improve the team, his job status has not been discussed. There's always a chance that Loria, should he decide to keep Guillen -- who is under contract for three more seasons -- makes no formal announcement of any kind.
With that, here's some video of Greenberg in the cage: