• Lefty Eric O'Flaherty (Tommy John surgery) threw 20 pitches in a simulated game in Sacramento on Thursday and will next pitch an inning in an extended spring game in Arizona on Monday.
"It went really well from what I understand," said Melvin. "Threw all his pitches, good movement, good velocity, felt great afterward, and that's the most important thing here early on when he has these outings, that he feels good the next day."
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