Nick Punto, who hasn't played in a game since Friday because of a left calf strain, is back to full health and was considered available off the bench Wednesday. Melvin said he'll get a start "soon," and it'll likely come Friday, with lefty Tyler Skaggs throwing for the Angels.
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