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• Lefty Brett Anderson (right foot) will throw live batting practice on Friday, marking the first time he'll face hitters since beginning his rehab. Should all go well, Anderson believes the next step would be a rehab assignment.

• Beginning Thursday, the A's will enjoy three off-days in an eight-day span. Still, their rotation won't be altered.

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• Lefty Brett Anderson (right foot) will throw live batting practice on Friday, marking the first time he'll face hitters since beginning his rehab. Should all go well, Anderson believes the next step would be a rehab assignment.

• Beginning Thursday, the A's will enjoy three off-days in an eight-day span. Still, their rotation won't be altered.

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"I really think, at this point in time, guys need some rest at this point of the year," Melvin said. "Guys seem to do well with an extra day or two."

Jane Lee is a reporter for MLB.com.

 

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