Alvarez, sidelined with right shoulder inflammation, threw around 50 pitches in a simulated game Saturday. He had a solid spring, earning a 3.55 ERA and 11:3 K:BB ratio before being placed on the 15-day DL on March 31. Due to a setback in his recovery, the Marlins placed Alvarez on the 60-day DL in early-May. He figures to require multiple rehab games down the line before Miami will entertain the idea of activating him from the DL. It's unclear at this point whose spot in the rotation he would assume upon returning, especially with Nathan Eovaldi expected to be back shortly.
Burgos, on the 15-day disabled list Friday with right shoulder impingement, will make a rehab start Monday for Low-A Wisconsin. He really struggled over his last three starts after pitching well in his firs
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