Worth noting

Worth noting

• When Marte (4-for-5), Mercer (3-for-5), McCutchen (3-for-5) and Gaby Sanchez (3-for-4) went 13-for-19 Wednesday night, it marked only the fourth time in the last 59 seasons that the first four hitters in the Bucs' starting lineup each had at least three hits.

• Gomez was targeting four innings or 60 pitches in his Triple-A rehab outing Thursday night.

• Jose Tabata (oblique strain) has begun light running and throwing drills and could go on a rehab assignment in about a week.

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