Saunders was scratched from Thursday's lineup against the Mets due to an illness, Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal reports.

Aaron Altherr will head out to right field with Saunders pulled from the lineup. There's no word regarding the severity of Saunders' illness, so consider him day-to-day heading into Friday's game against the Braves.

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