• Second baseman Rafael Furcal will be away from the team for a couple of days because his wife gave birth to a boy on Friday. Furcal played on Wednesday and Thursday. He wasn't scheduled to go to Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Saturday when the Marlins take on the Braves. Furcal likely will be back on Sunday.
• Reliever Henry Rodriguez, a non-roster invitee, will make his first Grapefruit League appearance on Saturday at the Braves.
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