Marlins remove Kyle Barraclough from closer role

Struggling reliever Kyle Barraclough, who has blown his past three save opportunities, will no longer be the closer for the Miami Marlins, manager Don Mattingly said Tuesday.

Barraclough, who has a 23.14 ERA in his previous six outings, was removed Monday after giving up two hits, two walks and one run in the ninth inning of the Marlins' 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Mattingly said the Marlins would go with a committee approach -- likely a mix of Drew Steckenrider, Adam Conley and Javy Guerra -- to closing out games.

"We're going to give [Barraclough] a day [off] today and then just work him back in," Mattingly said. "Hopefully the next inning we go out there, it's not walking the tightrope with no room for error. Just get him back on track.

"We'll try to piece it together as we get totally healthy. It's not going to be one guy. It could be anybody. That's kind of my early thinking of it."

Barraclough has 10 saves in 16 opportunities this season. He has given up 14 earned runs in his past 10⅔ innings.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.