Worth noting

Worth noting

• After being cleared to take a round of regular batting practice on Wednesday, Jason Heyward was hoping to return to action for Thursday afternoon's series finale against the Phillies. Heyward has been sidelined since waking up on Monday with some soreness around his right oblique muscle.

• Auburn University head football coach Gene Chizik and his son watched batting practice and stayed for Wednesday night's game against the Phillies.