The Marlins trimmed their roster by four Tuesday morning with Opening Day less than a week away.
Right-handed relievers Arquimedes Caminero and Carter Capps were optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
Caminero, who earned his call-up last season and allowed four runs over 13 innings, went 1-0 with a 2.00 ERA in seven spring appearances. He struck out nine batters and walked just one.
The 26-year-old has options, so this move seems to indicate the possible inclusion of hard-throwing non-roster invitee Henry Rodriguez in the bullpen.
Prior to his past two innings -- five runs on six hits -- Rodriguez had surrendered just one run on four hits over seven frames.
Capps, acquired this offseason from the Mariners for Logan Morrison, rebounded from a rough start (18.00 ERA) to lower it to 3.60. Over eight spring outings, he gave up four runs on five hits with eight strikeouts, five walks and two hit batters.
The 23-year-old worked with a new delivery that emphasized using his legs more. He has 7...