#8220;We#8217;re trying to simulate as close to a game as we can,#8221; said Francona. #8220;He#8217;ll warm up in the bullpen. Run on the field. It will be everything but the guys hitting.
Miller threw a bullpen session Friday, and Francona and Callaway said his knee showed no ill effects on Saturday.
ST. PETERSBURG #8212; Indians manager Terry Francona decided to give second baseman Jason Kipnis one more day to rest his troublesome right hamstring. Francona said Kipnis could have started Sunday against the Rays at Tropicana Field, but preferred that he played on the natural grass field at Fenway Park on Monday night instead of Tropicana Field#8217;s artificial turf.
Francona, Miller and Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway talked on the field after he got done throwing.