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Florida Marlins are going to tie a record tonight

Now, it is entirely possible I'm wrong about this, but I bet I'm not.

Andrew Miller, whose last complete game was in Class A early last season, is the Marlins' last hope to avoid entering the baseball record books.

No Marlins pitcher has finished what he started since Anibal Sanchez's eight-inning complete game on Sept. 16, 2006, a span of 260 games. The Nationals own the record of 261 games, a streak that ended May 31 with Jason Bergmann's eight-inning complete game.

"I don't feel any pressure," said Miller, who has not completed a game in 30 big-league starts. "I haven't gone eight innings yet so I'm not going to kill myself if I don't go nine.

Who cares?  The last person to do it for the Marlins is still on the DL.

I've said it before and I will say again: complete games are overrated.

I couldn't care less if the Fish set a record for not  throwing a complete game.  Heck, set one that can't be broken.  What I want the Marlins to do is win.  And if that means no one throws a complete game, fantastic.

The other thing is, with exception of Hendrickson (who couldn't go nine if his life depended on it), the rest of the starters at the most have pitched 2 1/2 years in the majors.  I'm tired of sending pitchers to Birmingham.

There is a reason the Fish pay Gregg to pitch the ninth and have six other pitchers in bullpen -- it's to bring the game home.  And that is something they do pretty well.....most of the time.

Complete games: pfffft!  I would still like a rotation in tack at the end of the season.