Marlins to change closer Benitez to set-up man

Updated: June 1, 2007, 8:32 PM ET
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- Armando Benitez returned to the Florida Marlins on Friday, and the veteran right-hander said he had no problem moving from his customary closer job to a setup role.


Benitez was the closer for the San Francisco Giants until they sent him to the Marlins Thursday night for reliever Randy Messenger.

"They are bringing me here knowing we have a chance to win," Benitez said before the Marlins played the Milwaukee Brewers Friday night.

"They believe ...

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