• The rehab program for pitcher Charlie Morton calls for him to throw 35-pitch bullpen session, using all his pitches, Monday and then graduate to rehab starts in Double-A. He is tentatively scheduled to pitch four innings (65 pitches) in with the Double-A Altoona on Thursday.

• On the disabled list, James McDonald is to do minimal throwing for now as he continues his recovery from shoulder injury.

Marty Noble is a national reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.