Head coach Bill O'Brien said the coaching staff is paying attention to Foster's workload and may "spread the carries around a bit more" as the season moves forward, CSN Houston reports. "Certainly when you look at one player getting a ton of carries, that's something that you have to pay attention to as a staff," O'Brien said.
Fien gave up back-to-back home runs to Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera in the ninth inning of Monday's loss to Detroit. He was used in the ninth inning with both Glen Perkins and Jared Burton unavailable, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Williams insists that his ankles feel better than ever after having surgery in the offseason and plans to attend training camp 100 percent healthy for the first time during his three years with the Nets, the New York Post reports.
Sundqvist has impressed Penguins management during the ongoing prospects tourney in London, Ontario. "He's been impressive," said John Hynes, the Pens' AHL coach running the bench in this tournament. "He's a really high hockey IQ kind of player. So he understands the game quite a bit."
Lucic (wrist) will remain limited during training camp, ESPN reports. "It's getting better," Lucic said. "Obviously it was a long summer, having to be in a cast for 12 weeks. I feel like I've turned a corner on it the last week, week and a half. Still working hard to get it up to 100 percent."
Head coach Tim DeRuyter told reporters Monday he hopes either Burrell or Brandon Connette will play well enough this weekend to warrant one of the two being named starting quarterback for Fresno State in advance of the start of conference play Sept. 26 at New Mexico, The Fresno Bee reports.