"Everything is on course. He feels good and looks good," Wedge said.
• Former second baseman Dustin Ackley has found success at the plate since changing positions in midseason. While playing as an outfielder, Ackley has hit .319 in 41 games going into Thursday's action. In 44 games at second, Ackley hit .206 this year.
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