• Grant Green was not in Monday's lineup, but Scioscia said there is nothing physically wrong with the second baseman. With the right-handed Chris Archer on the mound for the Rays, the Angels simply wanted to get more left-handed bats in the lineup.
• The date of Howie Kendrick's return remains a mystery.
"He's in all baseball activities," Scioscia said. "Just not running at 100 percent yet, but feeling better."
William Boor is an associate reporter for MLB.com.