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Andrew Miller and Anibal Sanchez

There is a lot of stuff in this article but I want to focus on only two things.  I do recommend you read the whole article.

Pitching coach Mark Wiley is changing Miller's delivery ''quite a bit. It's something he needs to do to be consistent. It's simpler and more direct to the plate.'' Miller allowed 176 baserunners (56 walks) in 107 innings in 2008.

This can only be good news.  Wiley knows pitching and the delivery Miller used last season was hard for him to duplicate time and time again.  Which probably contributed to his inability to throw strikes consistently.

Now, if only his knee will hold up and if he is a quick study in that he incorporates the new motion without having to think about it.  In other words, if it becomes natural to him.  He may turn into the pitcher he has the potential to be.  However, changing a delivery is hard and it is very normal to revert back to the old one, but there is still a lot of time before the Marlins need a fifth starter.  It will be interesting to see the changes made.

Now for Anibal.

Sanchez was inconsistent returning from shoulder surgery (2-5, 5.57 ERA), but Wiley said, ''I can tell a big difference with his arm strength'' recently.

Anibal can pitch, if he can get his body to cooperate.  Early returns sound very good.