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Players with spring injuries can be backdated on the disabled list to March 26, so Morse and Storen, if placed there, would be eligible to return by April 10.

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Outfielder Roger Bernadina left camp Wednesday after the death of his father. Bernadina returned to Curacao for the funeral and is not expected back in camp until Saturday.

• Jordan Zimmermann threw six shutout innings Wednesday, allowing two hits, striking out two. He needed just 68 pitches. He developed a blister on his foot in the sixth inning, otherwise he would have been allowed to pitch a seventh.

• Shortstop Ian Desmond was 4 for 4 on Wednesday, raising his average to .302.