Scott Olsen is having ankle problems

Scott Olsen may or may not make his next start.

Left-hander Scott Olsen, who rolled his right ankle in the sixth inning Saturday, said he still plans to make his next start Thursday against St. Louis. If he can't, left-hander Andrew Miller could get activated from the disabled list and replace him.

"In an emergency. But I talked to the training staff and they seem to think (Olsen is) going to be OK," manager Fredi Gonzalez said Sunday. "I'll be surprised if (Olsen) doesn't make it."

Olsen didn't do his normal post-start running Sunday. He threw on flat ground and will try to throw his usual side session in the bullpen today.

He had a slight limp Sunday morning but said the ankle was "not really" swollen. "Just stiff, ligaments and stuff all tightening up. I thought it'd be worse."

If there is anyway possible, Olsen will try to go on Thursday.

"I don't miss starts," he said. "My arm's not broken."

I love the attitude but I'm starting to be a little bit concerned that 2008 version of the Marlins will end up like the 2005 version, where almost everyone went on the DL in September.  Hopefully not.

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