Worth noting

Shin-Soo Choo is still dealing with some inflammation in his left elbow and is being used at designated hitter as a precaution.

Geovany Soto and Leonys Martin played in Minor League games on Sunday so they could bat leadoff an extra inning and get extra at-bats.

Tommy Hanson is scheduled to pitch five innings in a Minor League game on Monday because Matt Harrison and Joe Saunders are pitching in the Cactus League night game against the Royals.


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