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Scott Olsen is taking fielding practice seriously this year.  Not that he and the other pitchers didn't already but let's just say they are a little more motivated this season.

In October, pitcher Scott Olsen said he had a sick feeling in his stomach when he watched on TV as Detroit Tigers pitchers made five errors in five games against St. Louis, throwing away any chance they had to win the World Series.

"If that happened to me, I think I'd run in a corner and cry,''' Olsen said. That's why he and his fellow pitchers took care Monday and Tuesday to pay close attention to their annual rite of spring - "PFP," pitchers' fielding practice.

"It's the fundamentals of the game. It's stuff you should know how to do and you have to know how to do,'' he said.

Referring back to the Tigers in October, Olsen said: "I don't want to do that. I don't want that to be me. If we don't have it figured out by (October), I think we're in trouble.''

The Marlins may end up with the best fielding pitchers in the majors.  With the fielding guru, Perry Hill, as their guide and with the pitchers paying close attention this will only work out for the best.

Thank you, Detriot!