Marlins catcher Rob Brantly nods his head back and forth while stepping side to side, keeping precise beat to the hip-hop song “I Cry” by Flo Rida.
Brantly might as well be on a dance floor, but he’s in his Marlins uniform standing outside the batting cage at Roger Dean Stadium, bat in hand.
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• The Cardinals hit five home runs, which accounted for all of their runs in a 7-2 win over Marlins.
• Marlins righty Tom Koehler, who is competing for a rotation spot, allowed four runs on seven hits in 2 1/3 innings.
• CF Jake Marisnick, one of Miami’s top prospects, was hit on the left hand by a pitch. He said X-rays were negative but he might be out a day or two.
• Cardinals starter Jake Westbrook allowed a run on four hits in three innings to get the win.