• Steve Johnson (left oblique strain) will join short-season Aberdeen on Wednesday, Showalter said, and start his rehab assignment there.
• Kevin Gausman, who threw 70 pitches in his first start at Triple-A Norfolk since being optioned, will continue to be stretched out and remains an option for the big league rotation.
• Jim Johnson notched his 107th career save Saturday and is alone in second place on the club's all-time saves list. He trails Gregg Olson (160).
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