"He's shown some good things in batting practice, and I think it's just a temporary thing," Sandberg said. "I know that he feels healthy and feels strong, so I think it's just a matter of just being in a little bit of a funk with some timing things at home plate."
• Jimmy Rollins stole the 438th base of his career in the second inning Tuesday night. He is tied with Hall of Famer Ed Delahanty for second place on the franchise list.
Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.