• Kevin Jepsen, who hasn't appeared in a game since March 9 because of tightness in his right triceps, was slated to throw a bullpen session on Wednesday and should return to game action as early as Friday. Jepsen said he no longer has pain in the area.
• Ryan Madson threw off flat ground again on Wednesday for the third straight day, and manager Mike Scioscia said he'll "hopefully get off a mound in the next day or two." Madson hasn't thrown a bullpen session since March 14 because of tightness in his surgically repaired elbow.
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