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Marlins Bullpen Exhausted -- Moves in the Morning


                    Tonight's doubleheader, which including a 13-inning nightcap, took such a toll on the Marlins' bullpen that manager Fredi Gonzalez said the club will make moves sometime tomorrow to replenish the pen.

                    "They're running on fumes," Gonzalez said. "They have nothing in the tank. I just hope tomorrow morning nobody wakes up with a sore arm or bad elbow."

                    Matt Lindstrom, Kiko Calero, Leo Nunez and Dan Meyer pitched in both games of the twinbill. One of the Marlins' long relievers, Hayden Penn, started the second game, went 2 2/3 innings and threw 70 pitches. The other long man, Burke Badenhop, took over for Penn, threw 3 2/3 innings and 53 pitches. Renyel Pinto went 1 2/3 innings and threw 28 pitches in the second game. And Brian Sanches went two innings and threw 34 pitches in the second game.

                    Gonzalez said the Marlins were even prepared to use Andrew Miller had the second game gone much longer, and Miller is slated to start Thursday.

                    Gonzalez, pitching coach Mark Wiley, and members of the front office staff --Larry Beinfest, Mike Hill and David Samson -- met behind closed doors in the manager's office for about 15 minutes to discuss the situation.

                    "I'm sure we'll make some moves tomorrow morning," Gonzalez said. 

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