Worth noting

• Outfielder Alex Rios, who has missed three straight workouts with a sore toe on his left foot, has been cleared to resume baseball activities.

• Infielder Kevin Kouzmanoff was scratched from Monday's intrasquad game with a sore back. He is day to day.

• Right-handed pitcher Daniel Bard, who underwent thoracic outlet syndrome surgery Jan. 2, has begun a light throwing program.

• Right-handed reliever Ben Rowen remains sidelined with biceps tendinitis and will not resume throwing for at least another week.

T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Postcards from Elysian Fields, and follow him on Twitter @Sullivan_Ranger This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.