Found March 28, 2014 on Pro Sports Daily:
A dejected Donovan Solano departed the Marlins' minor league complex in street clothes Thursday morning. Team officials had just informed him he would be opening the season at Triple-A New Orleans. About six hours later, Solano learned his season-opening assignment had changed. Earmarked for a reserve infielder spot on the club's 25-man roster, Ed Lucas instead is headed to the disabled list. In the eighth inning of Thursday's Roger Dean Stadium Grapefruit League finale against the Cardinals, Lucas took a Scott McGregor pitch off the left hand. X-rays revealed a non-displaced fracture, meaning Lucas for the time being is out and Solano is back in. Earlier in the day, the Marlins declared the winners in their center field and back-up middle infielder battles when they optioned Jake Marisnick and Solano to the Zephyrs. Lucas was set to join a bench that includes catcher Jeff Mathis, infielders Greg Dobbs and Jeff Baker, and outfielder Reed Johnson. That job now belongs ...
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