• Kelly Shoppach caught his second straight game on Saturday for the first time this season.
"He's been doing a nice job for us," Wedge said.
• In his six appearances this season, right-hander Stephen Pryor has a 0.00 ERA (six innings) and has stranded six of seven inherited runners. He has retired 18 of 21 batters faced, allowing just three singles with no walks and five strikeouts.
• Right-hander D.J. Mitchell, designated for assignment Thursday to make room for Chavez on the 40-man roster, has cleared waivers and elected to become a free agent.