Initially, the Marlins were leaning toward making Eovaldi's start on Tuesday night his last at Jacksonville. But after he threw 86 pitches in 4 2/3 innings, the organization decided not to rush the right-hander.
Physically, Eovaldi is fine. His fastball was at 95 mph on Tuesday. But he had a rough first inning, giving up three runs while throwing about 30 pitches against Mobile.
Eovaldi has made three rehab assignment starts, with his first two at Class A Jupiter.
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