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This Is How The Derek Jeter Era Started In Miami

MLB's Miami Marlins part owner Derek Jeter, a former New York Yankees star, talking to Don Mattingly prior to a game.

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 13: Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter looks on during batting practice with manager Don Mattingly #8 prior to the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Marlins Park on April 13, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

The Derek Jeter era in Miami is underway. It's not off to a good start.

The Marlins are hosting the Chicago Cubs on Opening Day. It's the first game of the MLB's 2018 season.

It started off in disastrous fashion.

Cubs leadoff hitter Ian Happ hammered the first pitch of the game - and the first pitch of the 2018 season - over the right field wall for a home run.

Check it out:

Good for the Cubs. Yikes for Jeter and the Marlins. Let's get a live look at Jeter:

The Cubs and the Marlins are still in the top of the first inning. Chicago has the bases loaded.

The game is on ESPN.