• Right-hander Blake Beavan, who is on the 15-day disabled list with shoulder tendinitis, is rehabbing at the team's complex in Peoria, Ariz., and just began playing catch a few days ago, according to pitching coach Rick Waits.
• First baseman Justin Smoak led the Majors in two-out RBIs with 17 going into Friday's game. Smoak was tied for 11th in the American League with his 22 total RBIs in 34 games. Smoak had 50 RBIs in 131 games last year.
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