Worth noting

Eric Young Jr. has had 14 at-bats since the All-Star break, and despite Collins' continued effort to get all of his outfielders playing time, the manager acknowledged Friday that Young's role right now is essentially a pinch-runner.

"He's another guy that understands it and gets it and keeps himself as ready as he can," Collins said.

Tim Healey is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.