Other pitching updates:
• Tanner Scheppers, sidelined with elbow inflammation, has still not resumed throwing. Sunday will mark 10 days since Scheppers last pitched in a game.
• Joe Saunders, on the disabled list with a bruised left ankle, has a live batting practice scheduled for Tuesday in Arizona and could be close to going on medical rehabilitation assignment.
• Joe Ortiz, who missed all of Spring Training with a broken left foot, has begun a throwing program.
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