• Lefty Brett Anderson, who prematurely exited his Friday relief appearance because of back spasms, was "a lot better" on Sunday, said Melvin. However, Melvin was likely to give Anderson another day off before using him out of the bullpen again.
• Outfielder Michael Choice remained at the team hotel during Saturday's game while dealing with food poisoning. He was still struggling from some symptoms Sunday morning, and Melvin said he'd probably stay away from using him.
Jane Lee is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.