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Marlins go to 6-man rotation

     The Marlins have decided to go with a six-man rotation for the remainder of the season, with Wade LeBlanc jumping back  into the starting mix. LeBlanc will start Tuesday against the Brewers while rookie Jacob Turner, who was scheduled to go Tuesday, is being pushed back to Friday.

      "LeBlanc will start just because we worry about Turner's innings," said Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen.

      Guillen said the six-man setup will come at a cost of about one start to each member of the rotation.

       "I don't want to burn bullets with a guy when we don't need it," Guillen said. "They're only going to miss one start, the big boys. It gives us an opportunity to rest those guys and see the kids."

       Guillen said he also plans to stick with Jose Reyes and Giancarlo Stanton as his 3-4 hitters the rest of the season.

       "Reyes has been a leadoff hitter all his life," Guillen said. "But to me -- this is my opinion -- it fits us good that he's the third hitter. He's a free swinger and can put the ball in play. And, besides, he's not afraid to drive a run in."