The Miami Marlins have high expectations in 2013 for 22-year-old pitcher Jacob Turner

JUPITER, Fla. -- 22-year-old Miami Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner says he's ready for a heavier workload on the mound in 2013.

Despite having only 13 big league starts under his belt, the 6-foot-5 right-hander is being counted on to become a top-of-the rotation starter and could find himself as the No. 2 pitcher in the rotation behind ace, Ricky Nolasco.

Turner made his big league debut in 2011 with Detroit before being traded to the Marlins in July of last year as part of the deal for Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante. Turner was called up by Miami in 2012 and made 10 starts, going 2-5 with a 4.42 ERA.

ESPN 106.3's Emerson Lotzia caught up with Turner this week to see how he's approaching the 2013 season.  Click on the video attached to this story to watch the interview.

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