Francisco, Angels pitching update
* Frank Francisco reported improvement in his sore right shoulder. He could throw on the side tomorrow and possibly be ready to pitch in the upcoming Angels series. He is still unavailable for the Mariners.
* The Angels are going with Joe Saunders and John Lackey in the first two games of the weekend seies at The Ballpark. Lackey will be coming off the disabled list and making his first start of the season. No word yet if Ervin Santana will be activated off the disabled list for the series. The Angels are undecided for Sunday.