Come Thursday, right-hander A.J. Griffin (Tommy John surgery) will throw a two-inning simulated game at the Coliseum, while left-hander Drew Pomeranz (shoulder) will throw off the mound for the first time since hitting the DL.
In other injury news, first baseman Ike Davis (left quad) has been cleared to begin taking batting practice on the field with the club beginning Thursday. He's been out since May 14 and is expected to miss at least a month of games.
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