- Oliver Perez will throw a simulated game this weekend.
- Luis Castillo is still mending, an right now it's a case of letting it settle down. “Hopefully it will settle down to the point that it’s not an issue.” Minaya also commented that he was very happy with the play of Ruben Tejada in Castillo's absence.
- John Maine will go to Florida to rehab and continue to strengthen and rehab the shoulder.
Manuel also noted in his press conference that if Pagan is out more than just tonight, he would be comfortable with Jesus Feliciano starting in centerfield in his absence.