Heisey is up to three home runs after smacking one in his spring debut last week. He should be back in his backup role this season after hitting .237/.279/.415 with nine home runs and 23 RBI in 224 at-bats last season.
Bourgeois started at designated hitter for the second straight game as the team looks to get him at-bats in game situations, but his ability to steal a base Friday speaks well about the status of his hamstring. He's fighting for a bench spot with the Reds, one that could potentially turn into something more if speedster Billy Hamilton struggles.
Puig's absence was excused and was likely unconnected to the shoulder soreness that has bothered him this spring. He is 3 for 17 with two doubles and three RBI in seven games.
Cuddyer, who said earlier Friday he was hoping to play Saturday, has been dealing with a shoulder injury the past few days after being hit by a pitch Wednesday.
McCutchen is 8 for 11 in his first four games with one walk and one stolen base to go along with his home run. A few months off has done little to slow him down after winning the 2013 NL MVP award.
Holliday is a remarkable 8 for 9 at the plate in his first four games with two doubles, five RBI and one walk to his credit. He has been a strong performer in spring throught hit career, posting a .300 batting average or better in every season going back to 2007. He is a career .345/.413/.601 hitter in spring training.
Taveras was making his spring debut after dealing with an ankle issue related to his recovery from 2013 ankle surgery. He batted eighth and manned right field before exiting.
Harper hit a home run against left-hander Brett Oberholtzer Friday. He told reporters after the game that he believes having his knee at full health will help him against same-handed pitching. Harper added that he's not feeling any pain in his knee this spring.
Harper hit .274/.368/.486 in 424 at-bats last year.
Castellanos was designated for assignment Wednesday. San Diego has moved pither Cory Luebke to the 60-day disabled list in order to make room for Castellanos on the 40-man roster.
Cuddyer said he will go through a normal schedule Friday, but won't play in the team's spring game. He added that he would be in the lineup if it was the regular season. Cuddyer was hit in the shoulder by a pitch a few days ago, but the injury is not serious.
Cuddyer hit .331/.389/.530 in 489 at-bats last year.