• Right-hander Steve Johnson (lat strain) is getting closer to going out on a rehab assignment and has been throwing with no issues at the team's complex in Sarasota, Fla. Johnson threw live batting practice Monday, tossing 30 pitches.
• Chris Tillman will throw a bullpen session on Tuesday morning, the team's off-day, as he's slated to start Thursday.
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