- Scott Eyre has a sore groin and is going to take a few days off and be reevaluated to see if he will have to go on the DL.
- Samardzija will make his next start at Iowa. It will be his second start in AAA.
- Lou will be the replacement for Willie Randolph as a coach of the National League All Star Team.
"I'm happy that they asked," Piniella said Thursday. "I look forward to going to New York. It'll be the last time I'm in Yankee Stadium. I played there, I managed there, coached there, I was a general manager. It'll be fun for me, and I'm appreciative that I was asked, and I'm looking forward to helping Clint Hurdle out in any way I can."