• Rehabbing lefty Eric O'Flaherty (Tommy John surgery) threw 15 pitches, including some sliders, in a simulated game in extended spring training on Saturday, putting him that much closer to a rehab assignment.
"He threw really well," said Melvin. "They said the ball was moving pretty good, and he felt good about it."
• Right-hander Ryan Cook, stationed on the disabled list with a forearm strain, is expected to throw a bullpen session during this week's homestand.
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