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Fernandez dominant as Marlins rout Rockies

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Reigning National League Rookie of the Year Jose Fernandez was strong in his season debut as the Miami Marlins routed the Colorado Rockies, 10-1, on Opening Day for both clubs.

Fernandez (1-0) surrendered only one run off five hits with no walks across six solid innings. His nine strikeouts tied the franchise's Opening Day record that was set by Josh Beckett in 2004.

Casey McGehee's two doubles brought home four runners, while Marcell Ozuna stroked a solo home run scored three times in the win. Adeiny Hechavarria and Ozuna both went 3-for-4 for the Marlins, who are 5-1 in their last six season openers at home.

Carlos Gonzalez's homer accounted for Colorado's lone run. Jorge De La Rosa (0-1) gave up five runs on four hits while fanning six batters across 4 1/3 innings of work in his first career Opening Day start.

03/31 22:32:05 ET

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