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• Veteran right-hander Ben Sheets, on the DL with an inflamed right shoulder, said his arm felt good on Tuesday after a simulated game Monday afternoon. Sheets was expected to play catch before the game.

• Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said he was surprised by Mike Minor's pitch count when pitching coach Roger McDowell pointed out how high it was in the sixth inning Monday night.

"Roger goes, 'We better get somebody up,' I'm like, 'Why?'" Gonzalez said. "He goes, 'He's got 110.'"

• Veteran right-hander Ben Sheets, on the DL with an inflamed right shoulder, said his arm felt good on Tuesday after a simulated game Monday afternoon. Sheets was expected to play catch before the game.

• Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said he was surprised by Mike Minor's pitch count when pitching coach Roger McDowell pointed out how high it was in the sixth inning Monday night.

"Roger goes, 'We better get somebody up,' I'm like, 'Why?'" Gonzalez said. "He goes, 'He's got 110.'"