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Tyler Flowers wore glasses during Wednesday's contest against the Red Sox, but it was just a change of pace for the catcher, and not a sudden vision correction. Flowers usually wears contacts.

• Josh Phegley, the catcher for Triple-A Charlotte, has been added to the International League All-Star team. Phegley, 26, is hitting .253 with 13 homers and 38 RBIs for the Knights.

• Class A Winston-Salem manager Tommy Thompson has been named to the same position with the Melbourne Aces of the Australian Baseball League for the 2014-15 season. The ABL's season runs from Nov. 7, 2014 to Jan. 25, 2015.

Scott Merkin is a reporter for Read his blog, Merk's Works, and follow him on Twitter @scottmerkin. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.