"The medical staff feels that in a couple of days, he's going to progress to take batting practice. What's bothering him the most has been throwing and batting practice. He's going to progress to that this weekend, and he's taking some medication. He's going to play before the year's over." -- Manager Manny Acta regarding infielder Jason Donald, who was hit in the right wrist with a pitch from Justin Verlander and hasn't played since Sept. 14.