How are the Miami Marlins keeping all their pitchers ready? Look to the back fields.

JUPITER, Fla. — Make your way to the back fields of Jupiter’s Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium complex on Tuesday and watch the Miami Marlins’ No. 2 starting pitcher at work. Most of the Marlins’ regulars made the trip to Port St. Lucie on this day to play the New York Mets in one of their final Grapefruit League games before the 2021 season. Pablo Lopez stayed behind, throwing in a “B” game against the Houston Astros primarily filled with prospects on the Marlins’ side. Lopez threw 83 pitches over 5 2/3 scoreless innings — although the fourth and fifth innings were rolled over with two outs. He r…

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