Worth noting

• "We're not making any statements one way or another as to who we use where," said Matheny about his bullpen by committee that, in the absence of Jason Motte, so far has pitched to a .296 opposition batting average, highest in the National League entering Thursday. "We'll stay consistent with it. We're just going to have to see every night; that's just how it is going to be for a while."

Jay Greenberg is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.