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Miami Marlins morning news: David Phelps headed to disabled list

Phelps is headed to the DL with an elbow injury. Plus notes on Jose Fernandez and Justin Nicolino.

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Marlins News

David Phelps left his start on Sunday afternoon with an elbow injury and is headed to the disabled list. According to's Joe Frisaro, the Marlins will make the corresponding roster move prior to Monday's contest against Milwaukee.

"We gave him the start off, and he battled through it," Jennings said. "He said he felt it. He felt a little burn there. Hopefully it's minor. But until we have Dr. Kaplan look at it, then we don't know."

Derek Dietrich's three run triple helped the Marlins top the Cardinals 6-4 on Sunday afternoon.

Jose Fernandez, Carter Capps, and Jarred Cosart are all getting closer to joining the Marlins.

Justin Nicolino takes the mound as the Marlins open a three game series against the Brewers on Monday night.

The Marlins are the only team in baseball that has not had a player hit for the cycle. J.T Realmuto came close against the Red Sox.

Miami is expected to consider re-signing Ichiro Suzuki this winter.

Several individuals are interested in purchasing the Marlins but the club is not for sale.

Six things to watch for the remainder of 2015.

The Marlins will wait until the end of the season to hire their new manager because they want to ensure they do not count out candidates that can be fired at the end of the year.

Around The League

Bryce Harper returned after fouling a ball off his foot on Saturday.

Adam Wainwright is getting closer to throwing off of a mound.

Mike Leake is scheduled to come off of the disabled list on Tuesday.

Drew Smyly started for the Rays on Sunday after being reinstated from the 60-day disabled list.

At Fish Stripes

-Miami Marlins' Christian Yelich remains day-to-day - Fish Stripes

Yelich was scratched with a right knee contusion on Tuesday.

-Justin Nicolino, Kendry Flores will be important for Marlins in 2016 - Fish Stripes

The two rookies pitched well against Boston last night and will more than likely play a larger role with the team next season,

-Mike Lowell on managing: 'The talk is just that: talk' - Fish Stripes

Lowell was once considered a candidate to become the next Marlins manager.

-Christian Yelich has recovered from his early-season struggles - Fish Stripes

The numbers show a sudden and successful surge of great play for Christian Yelich, who appears to have gotten over his back woes from the start of the year.

-Miami Marlins' J.T. Realmuto thriving since becoming starting catcher - Fish Stripes

Realmuto, a converted shortstop, has had a notable amount of success this season.

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