• The full roster is due to report on Thursday morning. Said manager Mike Redmond: "It'll be a big day, even though most of the position players already are here. ... We'll have a little [meeting] in the morning and then go get 'em."
• The Marlins won't have batting practice until Friday, and when they do they will not have safety screens in front of the mound, though most teams do use them, especially in the first days of BP. Redmond said that most pitchers don't like screens. "It's more realistic the way we do it," he said.
Marty Noble is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.