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Koehler replaces struggling LeBlanc in Marlins' rotation; Morrison hits home run in rehab game

The Marlins have moved long reliever Tom Koehler (0-0, 3.18 ERA) into the rotation, flip-flopping left-hander Wade LeBlanc (0-5, 6.11 ERA) into his spot in the bullpen.

Koehler will pitch Sunday against the Dodgers. He made one start last season, going five innings and giving up six hits and three earned runs in a 4-2 loss to the Mets in the season finale.

> Right-hander Alex Sanabia, who tweaked his right groin in his last start Tuesday, will have his next scheduled start pushed back at least day according to Redmond to give him extra rest. Ricky Nolasco will start in Sanabia's place Tuesday when the Marlins return home to face the Reds.

> Utility infielder Chris Valaika returned home and had surgery on his broken left wrist Friday. Valiaka will need four to six weeks to heal before beginning his rehab Redmond said.

> First baseman Logan Morrison went 2-for-3 with a single and a home run in extended spring training action Friday. Morrison still isn't playing the field and is only playing as a designated hitter.

> Redmond is optimistic catcher Jeff Mathis, rehabbing in Double A Jacksonville, could end up rejoining the team Tuesday. Mathis has caught nine innings in back-to-back games.

> Right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is still running in a pool as he attempts to come back from a hamstring injury, Redmond said. 

FRIDAY'S LINEUPS

> Marlins (10-25): 1. Juan Pierre LF, 2. Adeiny Hechavarria SS, 3. Placido Polanco 3B, 4. Justin Ruggiano CF, 5. Greg Dobbs 1B, 6. Marcell Ozuna RF, 7. Derek Dietrich 2B, 8. Rob Brantly C, 9. Jose Fernandez RHP.

> Dodgers (13-20): 1. Carl Crawford LF, 2. Nick Punto 3B, 3. Adrian Gonzalez 1B, 4. Matt Kemp CF, 5. Andre Ethier RF, 6. A.J. Ellis C, 7. Skip Schumaker 2B, 8. Dee Gordon SS, 9. Matt Magill RHP.

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