• Righty reliever Pat Neshek has not pitched in nine days, but it is not because he can't.
"There was a period where we were staying away from him a little bit," Melvin said, "but he just had a little bit of soreness underneath his shoulder, and that seems to have gone away. Just with the matchups here recently, his number just hasn't been called. It doesn't mean we're staying away from him."
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