Preps to play first game in Marlins Park

Preps to play first game in Marlins Park

Published Jan. 13, 2012 12:58 p.m. ET

MIAMI (AP) -- Two South Florida high school teams will play the first game at the Miami Marlins' new ballpark on March 5.

Capacity for the game between Columbus High School and Belen Jesuit Preparatory School will be 5,000. The Marlins will play their first game in the stadium on March 6 against the University of Miami, with capacity at 10,000. The Marlins will also play Florida International there on March 7.

The Marlins will open their first season in the 36,000-seat ballpark April 4 against the St. Louis Cardinals. The team says Friday that construction is 93-percent complete.