Worth noting

Worth noting

• Infielder Ed Lucas became a father on Friday. His wife gave birth to a boy, and Lucas was not with the team for the series opener. Lucas is expected back Saturday.

• Also on Friday, the Marlins named outfielder Brent Keys and right-hander Anthony DeSclafani as their Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year. The two were recognized during a pregame ceremony.

Keys, 23, won the Florida State League batting title with a .346 average (132-for-381) in 95 games at Class A Jupiter.

DeSclafani, 23, combined for a 9-6 record with a 2.65 ERA (129.0 IP/38 ER) in Class A Jupiter and Double-A Jacksonville.

Joe Frisaro is a reporter for MLB.com. He writes a blog, called The Fish Pond. Follow him on Twitter