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Miami Marlins morning news: Jarred Cosart should be healthy by Opening Day

A blister is not expected to prevent Cosart from being prepared for the start of the season. Plus links on Giancarlo Stanton and Henderson Alvarez.

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Marlins News

Jarred Cosart did not make his last start because of a blister, however according to's Jamal Collier, Manager Mike Redmond is not concerned. Cosart is expected to be prepared for the start of the regular season.

Cosart, who missed his last start because of a blister on his right middle finger, was scheduled to throw a bullpen session Sunday morning at the team's complex in Jupiter, Fla. Redmond said Cosart had been feeling good lately, and he did not anticipate him coming out of the session with any problems.

Henderson Alvarez will be on the mound when the Marlins open the 2015 season against the Atlanta Braves next Monday. Get ready for the first pitch delivery. It now has even more of a meaning.

Glenn Geffner thinks the Marlins are in win now mode. He has seen a ton of losing in his career but thinks things will be different in 2015.

Mat Latos allowed one run and six hits against the Astros on Saturday. Latos was pleased with his mechanics throughout the outing.

Miami still has not decided on who will take the final bench and bullpen spots. Those decisions will likely come early this week.

A.J. Ramos has pitched well as a Marlin. But have walks prevented him from being considered elite?

Giancarlo Stanton monster home runs are back. He added another one on Sunday afternoon.

What can be expected of Adeiny Hechavarria in 2015?

Around The League

Remember Edward Mujica? He could become the Red Sox's closer.

Justin Verlander has continued to throw and is scheduled to make his final spring start on Thursday. But the Tigers are not sure that will happen.

Mark Teixeira left a minor league game with a knee contusion on Sunday morning. He said he was "fine."

Devin Mesoraco left Sunday's game with a quad cramp. It came after a solid defensive play at third base.

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