Short hops

Andrew Cashner played catch again Friday after resuming throwing for the first time Wednesday since going on the DL with shoulder soreness June 23. Before Friday's game, he and reliever Nick Vincent, also sidelined with a shoulder injury, were throwing around a Frisbee in the outfield, too.

Robbie Erlin will throw his first bullpen session this weekend since landing on the disabled list with elbow soreness on May 22.

Will Laws is an associate reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.