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Miami Marlins morning news: Koehler OK after comebacker

Tom Koehler, who has all but guaranteed a rotation spot to start the season, suffered a scare in a minor league game on Monday when he was hit near the elbow by a liner. Plus links on Giancarlo Stanton, Marcell Ozuna and Dee Gordon.

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Marlins News

Tom Koehler almost suffered a major setback in his preparations for the 2016 season on Monday afternoon as he was struck by a ball near his right elbow in a minor league game. After being examined it was determined that he would be fine, but he was not allowed to continue as a precaution.

Steph Curry is pretty amazing; so is Giancarlo Stanton. Despite the fact that the two athletes play very different sports, they have a lot in common when it comes to their dominance.

Most people are aware that the Miami Marlins' farm system is almost a barren wasteland. However, the organization is making steps to turn that around, and it started with the hiring of Marc DelPiano.

Is new Marlins skipper Don Mattingly wise to position Marcell Ozuna in the number two spot in the lineup?

There have been a lot of rain-outs for the Fish over the past few days, but they did play on Sunday, and here are all of the important stats you need to know about the game.

Dee Gordon prefers running to walking, and don't expect that to change anytime soon, even if the all-time leader in walks is now the club's hitting coach.

Around the League

Matt Harvey is dealing with an undisclosed ailment which might prevent him from pitching on Opening Day.

At one point yesterday, Robinson Cano had hit four home runs in less than 24 hours, and one was an absolute bomb.

Former Miami Marlin Casey McGehee has been released by the Detroit Tigers along with reliever Bobby Parnell.

Nick Swisher could earn $15 million dollars this year for just sitting and watching baseball at home after being released by the Braves.