Marlins manager Mike Redmond looking for deeper starts out of rotation

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Marlins manager Mike Redmond, seen here removing Mat Latos from a game this year, is disappointed with  his rotation. Marlins manager Mike Redmond, seen here removing Mat Latos from a game this year, is disappointed with his rotation.

Mike Redmond’s issue with his team in its lost week in New York wasn’t as much with the offense _ which averaged more than four runs and nine hits in while being swept in the four game series _ but with the starting pitching.

Jarred Cosart’s 5 1/3 innings Thursday was the deepest a Marlins starter went in this series. David Phelps followed with 4 2/3 innings, the disappointing Mat Latos was knocked out after 5 innings (he is averaging less than 3 1/3 innings per start) and Tom Koehler capped the series with a disastrous 3 1/3-inning outing in which he allowed seven runs.

“That’s the second time this year (actually, it’s the third) we’ve given up seven runs in an inning,” Redmond said Sunday. “It’s tough to win ballgames…

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