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Bartolo Colon pitched in Thursday’s intrasquad game and expects to start Monday in a Grapefruit League game (ESPN NY, Mar. 6).
Ruben Tejada (calf) hit today, did not run, and is expected to return to game action on Friday.
Lucas Duda (hamstring) and Ike Davis (calf) are feeling better, but will not play Friday (Record, Mar. 6).
Bobby Parnell pitched one inning of Thursday’s intrasquad game (Star-Ledger, Mar. 6). It was his first time in a game setting since undergoing neck surgery last September. He has said he expects to be ready for Opening Day.
Jon Niese (shoulder) faced live hitters for the first time since having an MRI of his shoulder. He tossed two innings in Thursday’s intrasquad game and later said he’s close to being 100 percent healthy (NY Post, Mar. 6).