Jacob Turner’s disappointing spring ended with a rough outing Sunday in what likely was his last chance to convince the Marlins he should be in the big-league rotation.
Turner capped an inconsistent spring with a poor showing against the Houston Astros, one that probably has him headed to Class AAA New Orleans and opened a spot for Kevin Slowey to start the season as the fifth starter.
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• The Marlins had 10 hits, eight off Houston starter David Martinez, in a 4-1 loss that lasted just 4 2/3 innings because of rain.
• Everyone in the lineup had at least one hit except second baseman Nick Green.
• Greg Dobbs had three hits, including two doubles and the Marlins’ lone RBI. The Marlins backup corner infielder is hitting .353.