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Miami Marlins morning news: Club seeks starting time for Michael Morse and Justin Bour

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With Marcell Ozuna headed to Triple-A, Morse can spend time in the Marlins' outfield. Plus links on Dee Gordon and Giancarlo Stanton.

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Marlins News:

Miami wants both Michael Morse and Justin Bour to receive starting time and the pair could be in the lineup together on a regular basis. According to MLB.com's Joe Frisaro, Morse might spend some time in the outfield following Marcell Ozuna's demotion.

Dee Gordon and Giancarlo Stanton received the most All-Star votes in the National League at second base and right field, respectively. Though Stanton is injured, Gordon will still start and represent the Marlins.

Marcell Ozuna has struggled offensively in 2015 and the Marlins optioned him to Triple-A New Orleans on Sunday. Jordany Valdespin is expected to take his place on the roster.

Mat Latos allowed one run over seven innings against the Cubs on Sunday and continues to pitch well. He might be dealt before the end of the month.

The Marlins head to Boston to take on the Red Sox in a brief two game inter-league series. Dan Haren will oppose Wade Miley in game one.

Jarred Cosart allowed seven runs over 1.2 innings against the Cubs and was optioned to Triple-A as a result of his inability to throw strikes.

Michael Morse is back and hoping to bring power to Miami's lineup.

Detroit has been linked to several of the Marlins' starting pitchers and a deal could be made over the next few weeks.

Around The League

Steven Matz has been solid on the mound for the Mets but he keeps hitting, too.

Stephen Strasburg is headed back to the DL with an oblique strain.

The Cardinals placed Jaime Garcia on the DL with a groin injury.

Philadelphia acquired the number one international signing slot from the Diamondbacks.

At Fish Stripes

-Tigers interested in Miami Marlins' pitching depth - Fish Stripes

Detroit is in pursuit of starting pitching and the Marlins might have a few available arms.

-Examining Jose Fernandez's return start for the Miami Marlins - Fish Stripes

Jose Fernandez finally made his return start, and while the raw runs allowed were not fantastic, it was a promising start to the 2015 season after Tommy John surgery.

-MLB All-Star Game voting results: Miami Marlins land two starters - Fish Stripes

Both Dee Gordon and Giancarlo Stanton were selected to represent the Marlins in the mid-summer classic.

-Dee Gordon hits first inside-the-park HR in Marlins Park history - Fish Stripes

Dee "Flash" Gordon hit a ball in the gap which allowed him to drive in three - including himself - in last night's 5-3 victory over the Giants.

-Jose Fernandez hit a long home run in his first game back - SBNation.com

And he watched it a little.

-Miami Marlins Jose Fernandez injury timeline - Fish Stripes

With Fernandez set to take the mound this afternoon, take a look at his road to recovery.

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