Extra bases

• Third baseman Luis Valbuena did not start Saturday, sidelined with a cold that apparently is running its course through the clubhouse. Renteria said he expected Valbuena back in the lineup on Sunday. The time off couldn't hurt; Valbuena was batting .233, and 0-for-8 in his last three games.

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