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Hunter Strickland (2-0) blew his second save as he allowed a run on two hits and a walk in the ninth Wednesday against the Diamondbacks.

Chris Stratton allowed one run on five hits through seven innings and struck out eight Wednesday against the Diamondbacks, but he was left with just a no-decision for his efforts.

Robbie Ray struck out nine and held the Giants to two runs on five hits and three walks through six innings Wednesday night, but was stuck with a no-decision.

Ryan Flaherty homered and drove in four runs in a 2-for-4 game Wednesday against Philadelphia.

Brandon McCarthy (3-0) held Philadelphia to one run on five hits and two walks with six strikeouts over 5.1 innings to pick up the win Wednesday night.

Vince Velasquez (1-2) allowed three runs on seven hits and a walk with seven strikeouts over six innings but still took the loss Wednesday to Atlanta.

Max Kepler does not have anything structurally wrong with his injured right knee, manager Paul Molitor told Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. "He was just having some discomfort. Thought it was catching a little bit. We think he's going to be OK," said Molitor.

James Shields may have his next start – which was scheduled for Friday – pushed back after he pitched in Wednesday's extra-innings loss to the A's.

Phil Hughes (oblique) could come off the DL and start Sunday at Tampa Bay, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Ryan LaMarre went 3-for-4 and hit the walkoff single in Wednesday's 16-inning win over the Indians.

Miguel Sano went 1-for-7 with a solo home run and two strike outs in Wednesday's 16-inning win over the Indians.

Jose Berrios (2-1) worked seven scoreless innings Wednesday, striking out five and allowing three hits in the win over the Indians. He did not factor into the decision.

Edwin Encarnacion went 2-for-7 with a home run in Wednesday's loss to the Twins.

Carlos Carrasco (3-0) pitched seven shutout innings Wednesday, striking out seven while giving up three hits and a walk in the loss to the Twins. He did not factor into the decision.

JC Ramirez underwent successful Tommy John surgery Tuesday.

Dan Straily (forearm) allowed one run on six hits while striking out five batters across five innings in a minor-league rehab start with High-A Jupiter on Wednesday.

Xander Bogaerts (ankle) ran and worked out on the field Wednesday, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

Bobby Poyner (hamstring) is close to beginning a minor-league rehab assignment, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

Brad Miller (groin) went 1-for-2 with a walk and a run in High-A Charlotte's 18-2 win over Clearwater on Wednesday.

Jose Iglesias went 1-for-4 in Wednesday's win over the Orioles, giving him hits in three straight games.