Apr 3, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jacob Turner (33) connects for a double during the fourth inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Marlins Way: Jacob Turner to have MRI in Miami


Jacob Turner was placed on the disabled list on Wednesday after suffering a right shoulder strain. The team flew him back to have an MRI on his right shoulder/upper back.

The Marlins are not expecting any major news to come out from the MRI, but with a young pitcher like Turner, the Marlins are better off playing it safe.

“We just want to be overly cautious,” said Mike Hill, the Marlins’ president of baseball operations. “He’s still 22 years old. We just want to make sure there is nothing there.”

Turner’s trip to the DL will be retroactive to April 4th, so the team hopes he only misses two starts, at the most. His MRI will decide if he has to miss more time.

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