Worth noting

Worth noting

• Shortstop Jed Lowrie (right hamstring tightness) remained out of the starting lineup for a second straight day Tuesday. But if all went well with pregame activity, he was expected to be an option off the bench, according to manager Bob Melvin.

• Reliever Dan Otero returned to the team Tuesday after missing Monday's game to be with his wife, Tiffany, for the birth of their first child, a daughter named Kinsley Lynn.

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