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Worth noting

• Craig Kimbrel surrendered a wind-aided two-run home run to Rick Ankiel in the ninth inning of Saturday's win over the Astros. Kimbrel has allowed at least one run in four of his past six Grapefruit League appearances and allowed the decisive run in Team USA's loss to the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic. But Gonzalez said he is not worried about his dominant closer.

• Edward Salcedo hit two home runs in the split-squad 10-5 win over the Blue Jays in Dunedin, Fla., on Saturday. Salcedo has been a disappointment both offensively and defensively since gaining the largest bonus the Braves have ever given an international signee in 2010. If he continues to struggle with the glove at third base, he could be moved to the outfield.

Mark Bowman is a reporter for
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