Worth noting

Worth noting

• The Marlins will place Chad Qualls on the paternity list following Friday night's game. Qualls and his wife are expecting a baby in the next few days. He will return to the team for Miami's first game after the All-Star break in Milwaukee on July 19.

• Injured first baseman Casey Kotchman played catch on the field Friday. Redmond said Kotchman is getting close to resuming baseball activities. Kotchman has been on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain since June 10.

Joe Morgan is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.