• 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.
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