The All-Star break cannot come fast enough.
''The X-rays were negative. There's no stress fracture,'' said Moehler, who came out of Saturday's start after 32 pitches. ``I'm going to see if the ligaments are [damaged]. Hopefully the MRI will show nothing.''
That is good news so far. But it does leave the rotation in doubt, as to will start the upcoming games.
Look for Renyel Pinto to start Wednesday's game. This means the Marlins will start three left-handers in a row. So what, we are the Marlins, we don't do anything conventionally.
In other players injury news:
The team needs to get through this week, after which, it can take some time off to heal all of those nagging concerns. For if they don't, they will all end up like Big Moe on the DL.
Joe knows this and that is a good thing.