• Shortstop Erick Aybar (Dominican Republic) and non-roster reliever Fernando Cabrera (Puerto Rico) squared off in the championship game of the World Baseball Classic from AT&T Park in San Francisco on Tuesday. Regardless of the result, Aybar and Cabrera will fly in from the Bay Area on Wednesday and are expected to rejoin the team for workouts by Thursday.
• Kevin Jepsen, who hasn't pitched since March 9 because of tightness in his right triceps, played light catch on Monday and long-tossed Tuesday. He'll return to game action within the next few days, as long as his next bullpen session goes according to plan.
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