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Worth noting

• Hechavarria was a little fatigued from playing pretty much every day. So on Wednesday night the shortstop was given a night off.

Ed Lucas, celebrating his 32nd birthday on Wednesday, got the start at shortstop. Hechavarria is expected to play on Thursday afternoon in the series finale. Jacob Turner also had a birthday on Wednesday as he turned 23.

Marlins Park will take a break from baseball on Sept. 11, when the retractable-roof stadium will play host to a soccer match between Real Madrid and Barcelona.

"We are excited to reach an agreement that brings these two soccer powers to Miami," said Claude Delorme, Marlins executive vice president of operations and events. "Even though rosters have yet to be finalized, these two clubs have a rich history of soccer greats that will lead to a highly competitive match."

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