• Catcher John Hester's left wrist was feeling a lot better on Friday morning, a day after he took a fastball there and exited the game. He didn't undergo any X-rays and played in the split-squad game against the Rockies.
• After one of his players hit an infield popup that bounced just inside the first-base line and darted foul, Scioscia argued that the ball made contact with a Cubs player first but learned you can't challenge fair-foul for infield popups.
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