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• First baseman Casey Kotchman, on the 60-day disabled list with a left oblique strain, is expected to begin playing in rehab-assignment games at the Roger Dean Stadium complex in Jupiter, Fla., at the end of next week.

• Chris Coghlan, on the DL with right calf nerve irritation and back ailments, is scheduled to continue his recovery in Jupiter sometime next week. Coghlan fielded some ground balls on Saturday, and he's done some limited hitting in the batting cages. He's also been throwing regularly. When Coghlan heads to Jupiter, he won't immediately be playing in games. Instead, he will be ramping up his baseball activities.

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• First baseman Casey Kotchman, on the 60-day disabled list with a left oblique strain, is expected to begin playing in rehab-assignment games at the Roger Dean Stadium complex in Jupiter, Fla., at the end of next week.

• Chris Coghlan, on the DL with right calf nerve irritation and back ailments, is scheduled to continue his recovery in Jupiter sometime next week. Coghlan fielded some ground balls on Saturday, and he's done some limited hitting in the batting cages. He's also been throwing regularly. When Coghlan heads to Jupiter, he won't immediately be playing in games. Instead, he will be ramping up his baseball activities.

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• Jake Marisnick's single in the sixth inning in Friday's 2-0 win over the Pirates snapped an 0-for-14 slump to start his MLB career. The drought is now the longest by a Marlins position player to start his tenure with the organization. Nate Rolison started off 0-for-12 in 2000.

• Alvarez's win on Friday extended a streak for Marlins pitchers of going at least six innings while allowing no more than two earned runs to six straight games. According to Elias, it's the longest such streak in 11 years. In June 2002, the starters had a similar such streak over a team-record seven straight games.

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