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• Although the Marlins' goal of winning the division is out of reach, Guillen said he wants to see a strong finish from his team, which hasn't stopped fighting, and from his players as the team evaluates each one to see who factors into Miami's future plans.

"We have to be very patient," Guillen said. "We cannot think about how bad the season was -- the season was bad already -- but as soon as you start thinking about why the season was bad, then you're not going to like any of your players. You have to be very careful about thinking with your brains, not with your heart or your stomach. What players are really going to help us? And go from there."

• Although the Marlins' goal of winning the division is out of reach, Guillen said he wants to see a strong finish from his team, which hasn't stopped fighting, and from his players as the team evaluates each one to see who factors into Miami's future plans.

"We have to be very patient," Guillen said. "We cannot think about how bad the season was -- the season was bad already -- but as soon as you start thinking about why the season was bad, then you're not going to like any of your players. You have to be very careful about thinking with your brains, not with your heart or your stomach. What players are really going to help us? And go from there."