Worth noting

Worth noting

• Infielder Luke Hughes, designated for assignment Monday to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Brandon Inge, cleared waivers Wednesday and was outrighted to Triple-A Sacramento.

• Lefty Brett Anderson, working his way back from Tommy John surgery, is scheduled to throw batting practice using all of his pitches in Arizona on Thursday, marking the first time he'll pitch without a protective screen.

• Taking part in the Red Sox's "Throwback Day," the A's on Wednesday sported replicas of uniforms used in 1936, the year Sox owner Tom Yawkey brought slugger Jimmie Foxx, previously a star for the Philadelphia Athletics, to Boston.