"Just slept on it a little awkward a couple of nights ago, and it was soreness I've never had," he said. "It was night and day one day to the next, so they tried to stay away from me the last two days to let everything get back to normal. But it feels great today."
Cecil is 0-3 with a 3.80 ERA through 21 1/3 innings.
Jamie Ross is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.