• Right-hander Jake Peavy, who has been sidelined since cutting his left index finger with a knife on March 1, was expected to throw three innings in the bullpen on Saturday. He is scheduled to start Thursday against the Twins at Hammond Stadium.
• In addition to Saturday's split-squad games, the Red Sox have split-squad games Tuesday against the Marlins and at the Orioles. After that, they could have their first round of cuts.
• The Red Sox have their only day off of the spring on Wednesday, but left-hander Felix Doubront is expected to pitch in a Minor League game.
• The Red Sox open their Minor League schedule on Wednesday against the Twins, hosting the Double-A and Triple-A teams, with the Single-A teams on the road.
Maureen Mullen is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.