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• After consulting with head athletic trainer Ken Crenshaw, Gibson decided to scratch shortstop Willie Bloomquist from Tuesday's lineup with some soreness in his legs. John McDonald was given the start in his place.

"I saw him walking in and it just seemed like he was moving a little slow and he was in the training room getting some treatment," Gibson said. "I talked to Ken and he just thought it was smart to hold him out today and let him play tomorrow, and we've got an off-day the next day. It's proactive on my part. He's fine. Just trying to be smart about it. It's nothing serious at this point."

• Pitching coach Charles Nagy said part of the reason for ace Ian Kennedy's struggles this season is because he has left too many pitches up in the strike zone.

"When he works down in the zone and then all of a sudden, boom, here comes a fastball up, they'll swing and miss," Nagy said. "Instead [batters are] all looking up now. They don't have to worry about the fastball down at the knees. They're just waiting for him to leave one up. He's left a few up and they've left the yard."

• First-round Draft pick Trevor Bauer won his second game since being promoted to Triple-A Reno. The right-hander allowed two runs on six hits and fanned eight over six innings. He has struck out 24 in 19 innings with Reno.

• After consulting with head athletic trainer Ken Crenshaw, Gibson decided to scratch shortstop Willie Bloomquist from Tuesday's lineup with some soreness in his legs. John McDonald was given the start in his place.

"I saw him walking in and it just seemed like he was moving a little slow and he was in the training room getting some treatment," Gibson said. "I talked to Ken and he just thought it was smart to hold him out today and let him play tomorrow, and we've got an off-day the next day. It's proactive on my part. He's fine. Just trying to be smart about it. It's nothing serious at this point."

• Pitching coach Charles Nagy said part of the reason for ace Ian Kennedy's struggles this season is because he has left too many pitches up in the strike zone.

"When he works down in the zone and then all of a sudden, boom, here comes a fastball up, they'll swing and miss," Nagy said. "Instead [batters are] all looking up now. They don't have to worry about the fastball down at the knees. They're just waiting for him to leave one up. He's left a few up and they've left the yard."

• First-round Draft pick Trevor Bauer won his second game since being promoted to Triple-A Reno. The right-hander allowed two runs on six hits and fanned eight over six innings. He has struck out 24 in 19 innings with Reno.