"Hopefully he's able to do everything today," Porter said. "It was limited yesterday. It' still a still a little bit swollen. I want to see him go through a full day of work and make sure he's not going to have any setbacks. Today is his first attempt at a full day of work."
Villar was held out of drills Wednesday and threw a little bit and did some light swinging in the batting cage on Thursday. Asked just where the pitch struck Villar, Porter said, "It hit him on the funny bone, but it wasn't funny."
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