Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 2/26/14
JUPITER, Fla. -- Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez walked into the clubhouse Wednesday morning with a noticeable limp and left the facilities as his teammates worked out before a 1:05 p.m. exhibition against the University of Miami. Manager Mike Redmond said Alvarez has an infection in his right shin and had gone to the hospital to get it drained. He wasn't sure of the origin, but thought it might have started from an ingrown hair. ''He's obviously down for a few days,'' Redmond said. ''He had to have it cleaned out. We're expecting him to be fine in a couple days, but he's probably at least out 3-4 days.'' Alvarez, who pitched a no-hitter on the final day of the regular season, had been under the weather earlier in the week because of the infection. The 23-year-old has not thrown since tossing a live batting practice on Saturday. ''Treating (the infection) and it just wasn't getting better,'' Redmond said. ''We wanted to be proactive and get that taken care of. Got him in ther...
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