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Worth noting

• On the disabled list with a right shoulder sprain, Jacob Turner will throw a bullpen session on Sunday at Marlins Park. Barring a setback, the right-hander will begin his rehab assignment on Wednesday, pitching for Class A Advanced Jupiter.

• Rafael Furcal (left hamstring strain) is on rehab assignment at Jupiter, but beginning on Monday, he will join Double-A Jacksonville. The expectation is for him to spend at least a week with the Suns. After that, Furcal could be close to being reinstated. The initial plan is for him to spend pretty much all 20 days on the rehab assignment, but that is subject to change depending on how he reacts.

• During a pregame ceremony at Marlins Park on Saturday night, Jose Fernandez surprised a 17-year-old Special Olympics athlete with flowers. Sabrina Meador, who has down syndrome, was part of a team charity event representing the Special Olympics. Fernandez developed a bond with the girl, and posted an Instagram video -- (


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