Worth noting

• Left-hander Jon Niese planned to throw his routine between-starts bullpen session Thursday morning, two days after Mark Ellis' comebacker knocked him out of the game with a right leg bruise. Niese remains on track to start Sunday against the Phillies at Citi Field.

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