Worth noting

Worth noting

• Zach Britton had a good start for Triple-A Norfolk on Monday. He pitched six innings and gave up four hits, an earned run, had two walks and five strikeouts. He gave up a solo home run in the Tides' 2-1 win.

• Tuesday is Chris Davis' 500th Major League game.

• Wei-Yin Chen (strained oblique) threw long toss Tuesday and will next throw from a half-mound on Thursday.

• Third baseman Wilson Betemit (right knee injury) started taking ground balls Tuesday in Sarasota, Fla.

Derek Wetmore is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.