• Kevin Kouzmanoff, who is looking good to win a job on the bench as the backup first and third baseman, entered Friday's game with a .447 on-base percentage that was the eighth best in the Cactus League.
• Tommy Hanson will pitch against the Royals on Saturday and Joe Saunders is scheduled to face the Padres on Sunday. Both games are in Surprise.
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