Worth noting

Worth noting

• Rookie shortstop Jonathan Villar underwent an MRI on Wednesday afternoon after suffering a left thumb sprain in Tuesday's game. The results weren't immediately available, but Luhnow expects him to miss a few days and perhaps be back in the lineup by this weekend.

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