Worth noting

Jose Fernandez will pitch no more than two innings on Friday. St. Louis is starting Carlos Martinez. Also pitching for the Marlins are Tom Koehler, Chaz Roe, Mike Dunn, Dan Jennings, Chris Hatcher and Sam Dyson.

• For Saturday's split-squad, Nathan Eovaldi will start against the Cardinals in Jupiter. Lance Lynn will throw for St. Louis. Kevin Slowey gets the nod Saturday against the Mets in Port St. Lucie. New York is set to start John Lannan. On Sunday, Brad Hand will start against the Nationals in Viera.

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