In answer to the Heilman question, he did not go to Lakeland. He was spared the three-hour bus ride and instead pitched in a bullpen session back at camp. Billy Wagner and Tom Glavine did the same.
Jose Valentin’s stiff neck is better. He worked out this morning and said he would be able to play tomorrow night against Boston.
Pedro Martinez is playing catch, 50 throws from 60 feet. He’ll throw Thursday and Friday.