Worth noting

• A's lefty Brett Anderson (right ankle) will be limited to 85 pitches for his rehab start with Double-A Midland on Sunday, Melvin said.

• Rehabbing shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima (left hamstring) had a scheduled off-day on Saturday in preparation for playing three straight games for the first time with Triple-A Sacramento beginning Sunday.

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