Manager Mike Redmond has been relying on a cheat sheet of sorts during his pregame press gatherings. It’s a list of the Marlins’ injured players and where they stand in their rehab programs.

It might have gotten lengthier.

Starter Kevin Slowey departed Wednesday’s series finale against the Phillies after five innings with a left lat strain. He is day-to-day, but the initial prognosis is good.

“I felt it the first couple of warm-ups and made the call,” said Slowey, who initially experienced a grab on a slider to Domonic Brown to end the fourth. “Our doc already got his hands on me and felt it’s not severe. It’s not something he’s worried about. Hopefully it’s more of a cramp than a strain.”

Slowey’s presence didn’t make much difference, considering Cliff Lee shut out the Marlins on three hits, two of which did not leave the infield. The 3-0 loss culminated a 2-7 homestand.

Arizona’s Brandon McCarthy on Saturday also blanked the Marlins on three hits. Lee on June 16, 2011 logged a two-hit shutout of the Marlins. Derek Dietrich’s slow bouncer to second with two outs in the ninth precluded Lee from becoming the first pitcher to throw multiple two-hit shutouts against the Marlins.

“He was on,” Redmond said. “He threw some tough pitches…He was pretty good moving the ball in and out on guys. They got the big hits and we didn’t.”

For the second time in as many games, Delmon Young gave the Phillies a 1-0 lead with a solo homer. Tuesday, he hit one in the fourth off Jose Fernandez. Wednesday, he tagged Slowey in the same inning.

Young fouled off three straight Slowey offerings before depositing the fourth over the left-center field wall, in the same vicinity where Tuesday’s landed. Two of the eight homers Slowey has served up through 57 1/3 innings have come on 0-2 pitches.

Entering Wednesday’s start, opponents were 7-for-34 (.206) with three extra-base hits and four RBI on 0-2 pitches off Slowey. The league average on that count is 54 points lower.

The rest of Slowey’s outing until he excited was solid. The Phillies totaled six hits, did not draw a walk and struck out six times. That was a much needed course correction for Slowey, who after logging a 1.81 ERA through his first seven starts was hammered his last two times out (11 runs, 18 hits over 7 2/3 innings).

“I felt a lot better,” Slowey said. “Mechanically, I was able to stay over the rubber longer and I had better angle on pitches. I obviously made a mistake to Delmon. The ball [came] back over the plate 0-2. He’s a guy that’s swinging and can put a charge into the ball. Other than that it felt like I was making good pitches down in the zone.”