• Melvin will take part in a Monday workshop about instant replay procedures with other Cactus League managers at Salt River Fields. When the spring schedule opens, managers will be encouraged to test out this new system.
• Lefty Sean Doolittle, who last week suffered a setback with a mild calf issue, threw to hitters for the first time Saturday. All went well, according to Melvin, putting him back on the same schedule as other pitchers.
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