Jacob Turner’s final push to make the Marlins starting rotation looked a lot like his other spring outings — a bit wild and probably not good enough to avoid a trip back to the minors.

The 21-year-old right-hander, who came into Sunday’s game against the Astros with a 10.61 ERA in three Grapefruit League starts (not counting another rough outing against the Cardinals Triple A squad), once again battled control issues and failed to get through five innings despite throwing 85 pitches, 47 for strikes.

Turner’s final pitching line in a 4-1, five-inning rain-shortened Astros’ victory: 4 2/3 innings pitched, five hits, four earned runs, four walks and one strikeout.

He walked the leadoff hitter in each of his first three innings he pitched and gave up a two-run home run to Brett Wallace in the third inning, a 410-foot-plus shot that bounced off the light post in left-center field.

“I was just kind of battling,” said Turner, whose Grapefruit League totals stand at 13 innings pitched, 18 hits allowed, 14 earned runs (9.69 ERA), nine walks and five strikeouts.

“It’s just one of those things you have to take a little bit positive from it. And I think the positive from this outing is just that no matter what you go out there with, you keep battling and go as deep in the game as you can.”

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