KISSIMMEE -- The walking wounded on the Marlins gained a new member. Third baseman Dallas McPherson, who was scheduled to make the trip for today's game against the Braves, remained behind in Jupiter due to tightness in his right oblique.
-- Manager Fredi Gonzalez said he expected shortstop Hanley Ramirez would be in the lineup and at shortstop for Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox.
-- First baseman Gaby Sanchez (bruised knee) is expected to make the trip to Lakeland on Sunday to face the Detroit Tigers.
-- Jorge Cantu is starting at first base today.