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MARCH 27
Carlos Gonzalez, Col OF
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Colorado Rockies
Day-To-Day
Gonzalez exited Friday's spring game due to a sore left knee, Nick Groke of The Denver Post reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Carlos Gonzalez, Col OF
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Colorado Rockies
Day-To-Day
Gonzalez was removed from Friday's spring game in the fourth inning with an apparent injury, Nick Groke of The Denver Post reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Jeff Locke, Pit SP
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Pittsburgh Pirates
Locke allowed two earned runs in 5.2 innings Friday, giving up eight hits and three walks while striking out two, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Gregory Polanco, Pit OF
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Pittsburgh Pirates
Polanco went 2-for-4 with a double and home run Friday against the Twins.
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Fri, Mar 27
Collin Cowgill, LAA OF
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Los Angeles Angels
Cowgill is sporting a .356/.396 /.533 batting line with six doubles in 45 at-bats this spring.
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Fri, Mar 27
Homer Bailey, Cin SP
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Cincinnati Reds
Day-To-Day
Bailey (forearm) allowed one earned run on three hits and two walks, with four strikeouts over three innings, in a minor league game Friday. "[It felt] pretty good," Bailey told MLB.com. "We were able to get our three innings in under 45 pitches, bounce back between innings fairly well, things were on the right track."
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Fri, Mar 27
Johnny Cueto, Cin SP
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Cincinnati Reds
Cueto (personal) gave up two earned runs on five hits, with no walks and four strikeouts over five innings, in a minor league game against the Dodgers on Friday. "I thought I was going to be a little wild and stuff like that, but no, everything felt pretty good," Cueto told MLB.com. "I was trying to throw the ball down and I was effective. So I was very pleased with my start."
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Fri, Mar 27
Blake Swihart, Bos C
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Boston Red Sox
Swihart served as the catcher for Clay Buchholz in Friday's game against the Braves.
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Fri, Mar 27
Alex Rios, KC OF
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Kansas City Royals
Day-To-Day
Rios' thumb injury is considered minor, and he indicated he would be playing if it were the regular season, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Brandon League, LAD RP
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Los Angeles Dodgers
Day-To-Day
Manager Don Mattingly indicated Friday that League (shoulder) will miss at least a couple of months, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Jacoby Ellsbury, NYY OF
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New York Yankees
Day-To-Day
Ellsbury (abdomen) participated in light hitting drills Friday and will take a full batting practice Saturday, The Westchester Journal News reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Sean Gilmartin, NYM SP
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New York Mets
Gilmartin had his fourth straight scoreless outing Friday against the Cardinals.
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Fri, Mar 27
David Lough, Bal OF
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Baltimore Orioles
Day-To-Day
Lough (back) should return to the lineup for the Orioles' split squad spring training games Sunday, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Danny Muno, NYM 2B
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New York Mets
Muno may head north with the team if Daniel Murphy (foot) lands on the disabled list, the Bergen Record reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Matt Reynolds, NYM 3B
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New York Mets
Reynolds may head north with the team if Daniel Murphy (foot) lands on the disabled list, the Bergen Record reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Brad Miller, Sea SS
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Seattle Mariners
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Miller is out of Friday's spring training lineup due to an illness, Shannon Drayer of ESPN 710 AM reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Daniel Murphy, NYM 2B
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New York Mets
Day-To-Day
Murphy (hamstring) may begin the season on the disabled list, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Brian Duensing, Min RP
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Minnesota Twins
Duensing (leg) threw 1.1 scoreless innings in Friday's spring training loss to Pittsburgh.
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Fri, Mar 27
Trevor May, Min SP
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Minnesota Twins
May gave up four runs over 4.2 innings, including two home runs, with two strikeouts and one walk in Friday's spring training loss to Pittsburgh. With his poor start, it appears Tommy Milone is the favorite to win the fifth starter role, MLB.com reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Nate Jones*, CWS RP
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Chicago White Sox
Out: 60-day DL
Jones was placed on the 60-day disabled list Friday.
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Fri, Mar 27
Kyle Drabek, Tor RP
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Toronto Blue Jays
Drabek was claimed off waivers by the White Sox on Friday, Jon Morosi of Fox Sports reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Julio Teheran, Atl SP
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Atlanta Braves
Teheran will start Opening Day for the Braves against the Marlins.
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Fri, Mar 27
David Rollins, Sea RP
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Seattle Mariners
Suspended
Rollins received an 80-game suspension Friday after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.
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Fri, Mar 27
Steven Souza, TB OF
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Tampa Bay Rays
Souza (arm) returned to spring training action Wednesday, going 0-for-3.
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Fri, Mar 27
Scott Barnes, Tor RP
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Toronto Blue Jays
Barnes has cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A Buffalo, Sportsnet's Mike Wilner reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Robbie Grossman, Hou OF
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Houston Astros
Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Friday that Grossman (quad) is ready to play in games, MLB.com's Brian McTaggard reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Jonathan Villar, Hou SS
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Houston Astros
Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Friday that Villar (ankle) is fine to play in games, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Tommy Milone, Min SP
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Minnesota Twins
The Twins will announce their fifth starter Saturday, with the candidates being Milone, Mike Pelfrey, and Trevor May, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Milone appears to be the favorite after May struggled in a start Friday, MLB.com reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Lester Oliveros, Min RP
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Minnesota Twins
Oliveros was outrighted to Triple-A Rochester, removing him from the 40-man roster, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Domonic Brown, Phi OF
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Philadelphia Phillies
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Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg hinted Friday that Brown (Achilles) may need to start the season on the disabled list, CSN Philadelphia's Jim Salisbury reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Johnny Cueto, Cin SP
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Cincinnati Reds
Cueto (personal) will start Friday's game against the Dodgers' minor league team, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Matt Stites, Ari RP
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Arizona Diamondbacks
Day-To-Day
Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale said the MRI of Stites' elbow looked pretty clean, MLB.com's Steve Gilbert reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
J.J. Hardy, Bal SS
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Baltimore Orioles
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Hardy suffered a left shoulder injury during Friday's Grapefruit League game, Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
David Freese, LAA 3B
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Los Angeles Angels
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Freese (elbow) will likely return to Cactus League action Saturday, MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Kole Calhoun, LAA OF
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Los Angeles Angels
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Calhoun (triceps) could return Saturday in the Cactus League game against the Dodgers, Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Justin Verlander, Det SP
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Detroit Tigers
Day-To-Day
Verlander left Friday's start with a cramp in his right triceps, and he is not expected to miss his next outing, Lynn G. Henning of The Detroit News reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Tyler Ladendorf, Oak 2B
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Oakland Athletics
A's manager Bob Melvin hinted Friday that Ladendorf could make the Opening Day Roster, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Eric Sogard, Oak 2B
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Oakland Athletics
With Josh Reddick (oblique) likely starting his season on the disabled list, Sogard is in line to temporarily work as the A's primary second baseman, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Justin Verlander, Det SP
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Detroit Tigers
Day-To-Day
Verlander left Friday's Grapefruit League game in the third inning with an apparent arm injury, MLive.com reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Josh Reddick, Oak OF
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Oakland Athletics
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A's manager Bob Melvin said Friday that Reddick (oblique) probably won't be ready for Opening Day but could make his debut before the end of the team's season-opening homestand, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Tyler Clippard, Oak RP
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Oakland Athletics
A's manager Bob Melvin confirmed Friday that Clippard will start the season as the team's closer, John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Buster Posey, SF C
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San Francisco Giants
Posey (shoulder) started at first base Thursday, going 1-for-4 with a double and a run scored in the spring training loss to Oakland.
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Fri, Mar 27
Noel Arguelles, KC SP
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Kansas City Royals
Arguelles has been released by the Royals, Baseball America's Matt Eddy reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Jeff Locke, Pit SP
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Pittsburgh Pirates
Locke will be on the Opening Day roster, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Erik Cordier, SF RP
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San Francisco Giants
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Cordier (forearm) threw off flat ground this week, but will start the year on the disabled list, CSN Bay Area reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Josh Reddick, Oak OF
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Oakland Athletics
Day-To-Day
Reddick (oblique) expects to play in a game this weekend, CSN Bay Area's Joe Stiglich reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Denard Span, Wsh OF
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Washington Nationals
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Span (abdomen) ran sprints and took light swings with a fungo bat Friday afternoon, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Nate Jones*, CWS RP
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Chicago White Sox
Out: 60-day DL
Jones (elbow) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Wednesday, CSN Chicago's Dan Hayes reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Jake Petricka, CWS RP
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Chicago White Sox
Day-To-Day
Petricka (arm soreness) will resume throwing Saturday, CSN Chicago's Dan Hayes reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Chris Sale, CWS SP
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Chicago White Sox
Day-To-Day
After Sale (foot) completed Friday's simulated game, White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper said the lefty will only miss one start at the beginning of the season, ESPN Chicago's Doug Padilla reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Jonathon Niese, NYM SP
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New York Mets
Niese said he has dealt with some shoulder fatigue this spring, the New York Daily News reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Nick Swisher, Cle 1B
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Cleveland Indians
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Swisher (knee) played in a minor league game Thursday, Cleveland.com reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Danny Salazar, Cle SP
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Cleveland Indians
Salazar was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Friday, Cleveland.com reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Ryan Braun, Mil OF
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Milwaukee Brewers
Braun went 8-for-15 with two home runs, two doubles, and four RBI over his last six spring games.
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Fri, Mar 27
Mike Fiers, Mil SP
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Milwaukee Brewers
Fiers (shoulder) allowed one earned run over 3.2 innings in Thursday's spring game. He allowed three hits, did not strike out a batter, and walked one.
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Fri, Mar 27
Drew Hutchison, Tor SP
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Toronto Blue Jays
Hutchison could be the favorite to start Opening Day for the Blue Jays, Sportsnet's Ben Nicholson-Smith reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Kole Calhoun, LAA OF
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Los Angeles Angels
Day-To-Day
Calhoun (triceps) will not play in Friday's spring game, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Jesse Chavez, Oak SP
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Oakland Athletics
Chavez struggled on Thursday, allowing two runs and seven hits over 3.2 innings.
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Fri, Mar 27
Gerardo Parra, Mil OF
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Milwaukee Brewers
Parra is 11-for-40 (.275) with a home run and nine RBI through 16 spring games.
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Fri, Mar 27
Masahiro Tanaka, NYY SP
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New York Yankees
Manager Joe Girardi announced Friday that Tanaka will start Opening Day against the Blue Jays.
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Fri, Mar 27
Josmil Pinto, Min C
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Minnesota Twins
Day-To-Day
Pinto (concussion) said Friday that he's been cleared to do "everything," Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Manny Banuelos, Atl RP
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Atlanta Braves
Banuelos was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday, MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Williams Perez, Atl SP
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Atlanta Braves
Perez was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday, MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Ubaldo Jimenez, Bal SP
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Baltimore Orioles
Jimenez appears headed to the rotation to begin the season, according to MASN Sports reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Eury Perez, Atl OF
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Atlanta Braves
Perez was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday, MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Jose Pirela, NYY 2B
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New York Yankees
Day-To-Day
Pirela is still dealing with concussion symptoms and isn't expected to return to game action soon, The Westchester Journal News reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Jose Tabata, Pit OF
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Pittsburgh Pirates
Tabata was reassigned to the Pirates' minor-league camp Friday, MLB.com's Tom Singer reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Bobby LaFromboise, Pit RP
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Pittsburgh Pirates
LaFromboise was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis on Friday, MLB.com reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Brandon Guyer, TB OF
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Tampa Bay Rays
Day-To-Day
Guyer (ankle) will serve as the designated hitter in one of the Rays' minor-league games Friday, Steve Carney of WDAE 620 AM reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Matt Moore, TB SP
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Tampa Bay Rays
Day-To-Day
Moore (elbow) will resume throwing bullpen sessions Friday, Steve Carney of WDAE 620 AM reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Christian Vazquez, Bos C
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Boston Red Sox
Day-To-Day
Vazquez (elbow) will receive an MRI on Friday, Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Kevin Gausman, Bal SP
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Baltimore Orioles
Gausman appears headed to the bullpen to begin the season, MASN Sports reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Bryce Harper, Wsh OF
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Washington Nationals
Harper (illness) will return to the Nationals' lineup for Friday's Grapefruit League game against the Cardinals, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Drew Storen, Wsh RP
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Washington Nationals
Storen (hand) is scheduled to pitch in Friday's Grapefruit League game against the Cardinals, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Chris Tillman, Bal SP
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Baltimore Orioles
Tillman allowed two runs in 5.1 innings against the Tigers Thursday and remains in line for Baltimore's Opening Day start.
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Fri, Mar 27
Nick Martinez, Tex RP
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Texas Rangers
Martinez fired six scoreless innings against Colorado on Thursday, further cementing his spot as the frontrunner for the final rotation spot.
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Fri, Mar 27
Evan Gattis, Hou C
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Houston Astros
Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said Gattis "will catch some (games), probably later in the season," but will mostly DH and play left field, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Jordy Mercer, Pit SS
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Pittsburgh Pirates
Mercer is batting .341 in Grapefruit League action after going 3-for-4 against Atlanta on Thursday.
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Fri, Mar 27
Zack Von Rosenberg, Pit SP
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Pittsburgh Pirates
The Pirates released Von Rosenberg on Thursday, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
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Fri, Mar 27
Brett Phillips, Hou OF
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Houston Astros
Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said Phillips "probably has the best bat speed of anybody in our organization," Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Brad Peacock, Hou RP
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Houston Astros
Day-To-Day
Astros general manager said he expects Peacock (hip) "to be ready by mid-April to join the rotation or (pitch) a couple of rehab starts in (Triple-A) Fresno," Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Jon Singleton, Hou 1B
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Houston Astros
Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said it's "still to be determined" whether Singleton makes the Opening Day roster out of spring training, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Jonathan Villar, Hou SS
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Houston Astros
Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said Villar (ankle) "has probably had the best spring of anybody on our club," Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Domonic Brown, Phi OF
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Philadelphia Phillies
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Brown (Achilles) did some light running Thursday, CSN Philadelphia reports.
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Fri, Mar 27
Anthony DeSclafani, Cin SP
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Cincinnati Reds
DeSclafani had his best spring training outing Wednesday against the Rangers, striking out nine over six innings.
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Fri, Mar 27
Dan Johnson, Cin DH
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Cincinnati Reds
Johnson, who was acquired from the Astros on Thursday, won't report to the Reds' major league camp, instead going directly to their minor league camp.
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Fri, Mar 27
Tommy Milone, Min SP
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Minnesota Twins
Milone gave up three runs over five innings with three strikeouts and two walks in Thursday's spring training loss to the Red Sox. His spring ERA rose to 4.50 with a 8:4 K:BB ratio in 14 innings.
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Thu, Mar 26
MARCH 26
Josh Harrison, Pit OF
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Pittsburgh Pirates
Harrison is hitting .313 in 32 at-bats after dealing with an ankle injury early in camp.
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Thu, Mar 26
Vance Worley, Pit SP
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Pittsburgh Pirates
The Pirates are expected to decide whether to keep Worley or Jeff Locke as their fifth starter in the next couple days, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Ross Ohlendorf, Tex RP
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Texas Rangers
Day-To-Day
Ohlendorf was scheduled to pitch two innings Thursday, but finished just one due to right groin tightness.
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Thu, Mar 26
Ryan Sweeney, ChC OF
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Chicago Cubs
Sweeney is just 5-for-26 this spring and hasn't driven in a run.
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Thu, Mar 26
Justin Grimm, ChC RP
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Chicago Cubs
Grimm pitched a scoreless inning against the Angels on Thursday.
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Thu, Mar 26
Jason Motte, ChC RP
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Chicago Cubs
Motte gave up four runs Thursday, with the big blow coming on a three-run homer by Albert Pujols.
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Thu, Mar 26
Mike Olt, ChC 3B
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Chicago Cubs
Olt hit his third home run of the spring Thursday.
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Thu, Mar 26
Michael Bourn, Cle OF
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Cleveland Indians
The Indians aren't concerned that Bourn has just one stolen base attempt this spring, MLB.com reports. "I think he feels like he's equipped to go out there and play the way he wants to," manager Terry Francona said. "The last thing we're going to tell a nine-year veteran is, 'Hey, run, and beat yourself up.' We have talked to him about [the lack of stolen bases], but he said he feels good."
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Thu, Mar 26
Junior Lake, ChC OF
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Chicago Cubs
Lake has played a little at third base this spring, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Michael Brantley, Cle OF
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Cleveland Indians
Day-To-Day
Brantley (back), who missed his third straight Thursday with back tightness, could be sidelined for a few more days, MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Jon Lester, ChC SP
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Chicago Cubs
Lester (dead arm) threw 54 pitches in a minor league game Thursday. He struck out three of the 12 batters he faced.
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Thu, Mar 26
Jason Kipnis, Cle 2B
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Cleveland Indians
Kipnis (back) returned to action Thursday for the first time March 17.
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Thu, Mar 26
Matt Szczur, ChC OF
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Chicago Cubs
Szczur (leg) played the entire game in center field Thursday against the Angels.
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Thu, Mar 26
Danny Salazar, Cle SP
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Cleveland Indians
Salazar allowed seven runs (six earned) in just 3.1 innings Thursday. He struck out six but allowed a pair of homers and has now allowed five homers in 11 innings this spring.
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Thu, Mar 26
Travis Wood, ChC SP
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Chicago Cubs
Wood gave up three runs and five hits in a loss to the Mariners on Wednesday and added a pinch-hit home runs Thursday against the Angels.
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Thu, Mar 26
Wade Miley, Bos SP
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Boston Red Sox
Miley threw six innings Thursday, allowing three runs on four hits and one walk while striking out four.
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Thu, Mar 26
Koji Uehara, Bos RP
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Boston Red Sox
Day-To-Day
Uehara (hamstring) threw 60 pitches off flat ground Thursday, ESPN Boston reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Christian Vazquez, Bos C
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Boston Red Sox
Day-To-Day
Vazquez (elbow) threw to bases Thursday, but not at full intensity, ESPN Boston reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Mike Napoli, Bos 1B
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Boston Red Sox
Napoli (ankle) returned to action Thursday after missing a week. He went 1-for-2 with a run scored.
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Thu, Mar 26
Rusney Castillo, Bos OF
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Boston Red Sox
Catillo hit a walk-off homer in Thursday's game against the Twins.
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Thu, Mar 26
Mike Baxter, ChC OF
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Chicago Cubs
Baxter was reassigned to minor league camp Thursday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Adron Chambers, ChC OF
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Chicago Cubs
Chambers was reassigned to minor league camp Thursday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
David Ortiz, Bos DH
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Boston Red Sox
Ortiz (general soreness) returned to the lineup Thursday after sitting out several days. He served as the designated hitter and went 0-for-3 with an RBI.
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Thu, Mar 26
Chris Valaika, ChC 2B
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Chicago Cubs
Valaika was reassigned to minor league camp Thursday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Francisley Bueno, ChC RP
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Chicago Cubs
Bueno was reassigned to minor league camp Thursday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Gonzalez Germen, ChC RP
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Chicago Cubs
Germen was reassigned to minor league camp Thursday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Jorge De Leon, ChC RP
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Chicago Cubs
De Leon was reassigned to minor league camp Thursday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Daniel Bard, ChC RP
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Chicago Cubs
Bard was reassigned to minor league camp Thursday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Kole Calhoun, LAA OF
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Los Angeles Angels
Day-To-Day
Calhoun suffered a right triceps contusion in Thursday's spring training game, causing him to exit early.
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Thu, Mar 26
Devin Lohman, Cin SS
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Cincinnati Reds
The Phillies acquired Lohman from the Reds on Thursday for future considerations, the team's official site reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Chad Billingsley, Phi SP
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Philadelphia Phillies
Day-To-Day
Billingsley (elbow) pitched two scoreless innings Thursday in a minor league game against the Yankees' Triple-A affiliate, the Phillies' official site reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Yasmany Tomas, Ari OF
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Arizona Diamondbacks
Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale said Thursday that Tomas may open the season in the minor leagues, MLB.com reports. "Yeah, there's a definite chance," said Hale when asked about the possibility of Tomas starting off in the minors. "It's going to come down to us all sitting down and everybody talking about what's best for the Major League team."
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Thu, Mar 26
Kole Calhoun, LAA OF
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Los Angeles Angels
Day-To-Day
Calhoun left Thursday's Cactus League game with a trainer, after being hit by a pitch in the shoulder, and then sliding hard into second base, mlb.com's Alden Gonzalez reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Chris Johnson, Atl 3B
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Atlanta Braves
Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said Thursday that he will not employ a strict platoon at third base at the start of the season, MLB.com reports. "You pick your spots with kind of like soft platoons," Gonzalez said. "You pick your best eight [position players] every single day. Some days, you go with a matchup. Sometimes you feel that even though he's right-handed [and you're facing a right-hander], if you feel like he can give you some good at-bats, you go with it. For me, it's not a strict platoon situation. We'll play it by ear."
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Thu, Mar 26
Chad Gaudin, LAD SP
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Los Angeles Dodgers
Day-To-Day
Gaudin (biceps) will be shut down, after he felt a tingling in his fingers while warming up Thursday afternoon, True Blue LA's Eric Stephen reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Jonny Gomes, Atl OF
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Atlanta Braves
Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez reiterated Thursday that he will not employ a strict platoon in left field at the start of the season, MLB.com reports. "You pick your spots with kind of like soft platoon," Gonzalez said. "You pick your best eight [position players] every single day. Some days, you go with a matchup. Sometimes you feel that even though he's right-handed [and you're facing a right-hander], if you feel like he can give you some good at-bats, you go with it. For me, it's not a strict platoon situation. We'll play it by ear."
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Thu, Mar 26
Ryan Ludwick, Tex OF
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Texas Rangers
Ludwick will not make the Opening Day roster, and he is now considering his options, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Nick Martinez, Tex RP
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Texas Rangers
Martinez appears to be the front runner for the final spot in the starting rotation, according to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News.
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Thu, Mar 26
Coco Crisp, Oak OF
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Oakland Athletics
Day-To-Day
Crisp (elbow) surprisingly took the field for a workout Thursday afternoon, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Derek Law, SF RP
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San Francisco Giants
Day-To-Day
Law (elbow) remains on track to start facing hitters in about two months, CSN Bay Area's Alex Pavlovic reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Derek Holland, Tex SP
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Texas Rangers
Holland is still expected to start the Rangers' home opener against the Astros on April 10, according to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News.
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Thu, Mar 26
Yovani Gallardo, Tex SP
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Texas Rangers
Gallardo will take the hill in Oakland on Opening Day, MLB.com's TR Sullivan reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Ross Detwiler, Tex RP
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Texas Rangers
Detwiler will open the season as the Rangers' fourth starter, MLB.com's TR Sullivan reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Sean Doolittle, Oak RP
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Oakland Athletics
Day-To-Day
Doolittle (shoulder) said he will begin playing catch Friday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Garrett Richards, LAA SP
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Los Angeles Angels
Day-To-Day
Richards (knee) will throw five innings in a minor league game Saturday, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Eugenio Velez, TB 2B
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Tampa Bay Rays
Velez was reassigned to minor league camp Thursday, Bill Chastain of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Adam Warren, NYY RP
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New York Yankees
Warren allowed one run over 3.2 innings, striking out five, in Thursday's spring game against the Rays.
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Thu, Mar 26
Ronald Belisario, TB RP
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Tampa Bay Rays
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Belisario (shoulder) was reassigned to minor league camp Thursday, Bill Chastain of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Josh Reddick, Oak OF
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Oakland Athletics
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Reddick (oblique) will take two rounds of batting practice Thursday, Joe Stiglich of CSN California reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Alberto Callaspo, Atl 2B
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Atlanta Braves
Callaspo collected two hits in Thursday's game against the Pirates and is now 8-for-his-last-22 with no strikeouts in Grapefruit League play. "I think he's been terrific," manager Fredi Gonzalez told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "His last four or five games is the Callaspo we wanted. With those veteran guys, you've got to believe the back of their baseball cards."
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Thu, Mar 26
Masahiro Tanaka, NYY SP
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New York Yankees
Tanaka didn't top 89 mph in his start Wednesday until the third inning, The Record reports. He said that he's moving away from using his four-seam fastball, instead relying more on his slider and splitter.
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Thu, Mar 26
Shawn Tolleson, Tex RP
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Texas Rangers
Day-To-Day
Tolleson recently underwent an MRI, which showed no material change in his forearm, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Joe Ortiz, ChC RP
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Chicago Cubs
Ortiz was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Thursday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Blake Parker, ChC RP
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Chicago Cubs
Parker was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Thursday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Chris Denorfia, ChC OF
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Chicago Cubs
Day-To-Day
Denorfia is nursing a sore hamstring and manager Joe Maddon said his Opening Day availability is in jeopardy, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Kyle Schwarber, ChC C
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Chicago Cubs
Schwarber was reassigned to minor league camp Thursday, Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Albert Almora, ChC OF
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Chicago Cubs
Almora was reassigned to minor league camp Thursday, Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Victor Martinez, Det DH
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Detroit Tigers
Day-To-Day
Martinez admitted after Thursday's spring game that he felt some soreness in his left knee, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Johnny Cueto, Cin SP
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Cincinnati Reds
Cueto (personal) returned to Reds camp Thursday morning, MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Donovan Solano, Mia 2B
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Miami Marlins
Solano went 3-for-5 with a home run during Wednesday's Grapefruit League loss to the Tigers.
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Thu, Mar 26
Jake Petricka, CWS RP
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Chicago White Sox
Day-To-Day
Petricka is dealing with soreness in his arm, Doug Padilla of ESPN Chicago reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
David Robertson, CWS RP
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Chicago White Sox
Robertson is battling some soreness in his arm, though he did throw a bullpen session Thursday, ESPN Chicago reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Marc Krauss, LAA 1B
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Los Angeles Angels
Day-To-Day
Krauss (back) is hoping to return to Cactus League action Friday, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
David Freese, LAA 3B
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Los Angeles Angels
Day-To-Day
Freese hyperextended his left elbow Wednesday and expects to be out at least a few days, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Christian Vazquez, Bos C
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Boston Red Sox
Day-To-Day
Vazquez (elbow) expressed confidence that he'll be ready to start the season on time, Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Jared Burton, NYY RP
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New York Yankees
Day-To-Day
Burton (back) was unconditionally released by the Yankees on Thursday, Joel Sherman of MLB Network reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Greg Bird, NYY 1B
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New York Yankees
Bird has been reassigned to minor league camp, The Journal News reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Justin Wilson, NYY RP
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New York Yankees
Wilson has pitched seven scoreless innings this spring, striking out eight with just one walk.
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Thu, Mar 26
Alex Avila, Det C
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Detroit Tigers
Avila will start at first base Friday against the Blue Jays, MLive.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Michael Saunders, Tor OF
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Toronto Blue Jays
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Saunders (knee) will begin the season on the disabled list, Barry Davis of SportsNet reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Maicer Izturis, Tor 2B
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Toronto Blue Jays
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Izturis (groin) will begin the season on the disabled list, Barry Davis of SportsNet reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Dan Johnson, Cin DH
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Cincinnati Reds
The Astros traded Johnson to the Reds on Thursday in exchange for cash or a player to be named later, the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Victor Martinez, Det DH
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Detroit Tigers
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Martinez (knee) was limping a bit after running out an infield ground ball Thursday, but remained in the game despite initial indications that he might be removed.
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Thu, Mar 26
Bryce Harper, Wsh OF
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Washington Nationals
Healthy
Harper has been sidelined the last couple days by a stomach ailment, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Nick Tropeano, LAA SP
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Los Angeles Angels
Tropeano allowed three runs (one earned) while walking three and striking out two over four innings in a Cactus League outing against the Indians on Wednesday.
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Thu, Mar 26
Tim Federowicz*, SD C
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San Diego Padres
Out: 60-day DL
The Padres placed Federowicz (knee) on the 60-day disabled list Thursday, Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Jonathan Schoop, Bal 2B
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Baltimore Orioles
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Schoop (mouth) said he hopes to play Friday, CSN Baltimore reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Austin Romine, NYY C
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New York Yankees
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Romine is currently battling food poisoning, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Chen-Chang Lee, Cle RP
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Cleveland Indians
Lee has been optioned to Triple-A, MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Michael Brantley, Cle OF
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Cleveland Indians
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Brantley is dealing with back tightness and will be sidelined for a few days, MLB.com's Jordan Bastian reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Bryce Harper, Wsh OF
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Washington Nationals
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Harper will not play Thursday for the second straight day, CSN's Mark Zuckerman reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Justin Maxwell, SF OF
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San Francisco Giants
Maxwell entered Wednesday's spring training game against the Rockies as a pinch-hitter, going 1-for-2 with a double and a run scored.
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Thu, Mar 26
Ariel Pena, Mil SP
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Milwaukee Brewers
Pena has given up two earned runs (2.45 ERA) and posted a 5:1 K:BB in 7.1 innings over seven appearances this spring.
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Thu, Mar 26
J.P. Arencibia, Bal C
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Baltimore Orioles
Day-To-Day
Arencibia was scratched from Thursday's game due to a right flexor mass, Brittany Ghiroli of Orioles.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Matt Wieters, Bal C
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Baltimore Orioles
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Wieters will remain in Florida to play extended spring training games, Rich Dubroff of CSN reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Robbie Grossman, Hou OF
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Houston Astros
Healthy
Grossman (quad) could return to spring training action Friday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Jonathan Villar, Hou SS
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Houston Astros
Healthy
Villar (ankle) was held out of workouts Thursday, but he said he's improved, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Addison Reed, Ari RP
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Arizona Diamondbacks
Day-To-Day
Reed (shoulder) said that he's felt normal during his live batting practice sessions and bullpen work this spring. Additionally, he's certain that he will be ready for the D-backs' Opening Day game against the Giants, the Arizona Republic reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Francisco Lindor, Cle SS
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Cleveland Indians
Lindor was sent to Triple-A Columbus on Thursday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Franklin Morales, KC SP
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Kansas City Royals
Manager Ned Yost said Thursday that Morales is the favorite to win one of the Royals' final two bullpen spots, Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Luke Hochevar, KC RP
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Kansas City Royals
Day-To-Day
Royals manager Ned Yost reiterated Thursday that Hochevar is likely to start the season on the DL, Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Carlos Gomez, Mil OF
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Milwaukee Brewers
Gomez went 2-for-4 with a home run in Wednesday's spring game and is hitting .435 (10-for-23) with three home runs and 10 RBI in 11 games this spring.
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Thu, Mar 26
Chris Archer, TB SP
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Tampa Bay Rays
Archer has been named the Opening Day starter by manager Kevin Cash.
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Thu, Mar 26
Luis Sardinas, Mil SS
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Milwaukee Brewers
The Brewers optioned Sardinas to Triple-A Colorado Springs on Thursday.
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Thu, Mar 26
Brandon McCarthy, LAD SP
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Los Angeles Dodgers
By all accounts, McCarthy is healthy this spring, but after allowing six runs in his last outing, his ERA sits at 8.00 in nine innings of work.
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Thu, Mar 26
Howie Kendrick, LAD 2B
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Los Angeles Dodgers
Kendrick is batting .405 this spring and appears set to hit in the middle of the lineup for the Dodgers this year.
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Thu, Mar 26
Miguel Castro, Tor SP
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Toronto Blue Jays
Castro is in good shape to make the Blue Jays out of camp, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Shane Peterson, Mil 1B
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Milwaukee Brewers
The Brewers optioned Peterson to Triple-A Colorado Springs on Thursday.
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Thu, Mar 26
Adrian Gonzalez, LAD 1B
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Los Angeles Dodgers
Gonzalez is batting .205 with a pair of home runs this spring, but he's healthy and ready to go after leading the majors in RBI last year with 116.
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Thu, Mar 26
Ian Stewart, Wsh 3B
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Washington Nationals
Stewart is having a solid spring at the plate, slashing .323/.400/.645 with three home runs in 31 at-bats; should Anthony Rendon's knee injury force him to open the season on the DL, Stewart could find himself on the 25-man roster.
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Thu, Mar 26
Roberto Osuna, Tor SP
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Toronto Blue Jays
Osuna has pitched extremely well this spring, giving up no earned runs and carrying a WHIP of 0.83 across 9.2 innings, leaving him in line for a spot in the bullpen, Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Ezequiel Carrera, Tor OF
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Toronto Blue Jays
Carrera was reassigned to minor league camp Thursday, Barry Davis of SportsNet reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Cody Asche, Phi 3B
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Philadelphia Phillies
Day-To-Day
Asche was scratched from Thursday's lineup due to back tightness, Jim Salisbury of CSN reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Aaron Hicks, Min OF
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Minnesota Twins
Hicks went 1-for-2 in Thursday's spring training loss to Tampa Bay to raise his average to .226. Twins manager Paul Molitor reversed course and said a platoon between Hicks and Jordan Schafer in center field remains a possibility, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Michael Wacha, StL SP
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St. Louis Cardinals
Wacha was sharp again Wednesday, throwing 5.2 scoreless innings while striking out four and allowing four hits.
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Thu, Mar 26
Jacoby Ellsbury, NYY OF
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New York Yankees
Day-To-Day
Ellsbury (abdomen) went through a soft-toss BP session Thursday and said it "went great," Pete Caldera of the Bergen Record reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Oswaldo Arcia, Min OF
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Minnesota Twins
Twins manager Paul Molitor said Thursday that Arcia's role as the left fielder isn't set and he's in competition for a job this spring, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Nick Swisher, Cle 1B
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Cleveland Indians
Day-To-Day
Swisher (knee) added sliding to his rehab program Wednesday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Alex Rios, KC OF
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Kansas City Royals
Day-To-Day
Rios (thumb) will be held out at least two games, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Mike McDade, Tex 1B
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Texas Rangers
McDade was traded to Baltimore from Texas for future considerations, the Baltimore Sun reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Kyle Gibson, Min SP
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Minnesota Twins
Gibson gave up one run over six innings with seven strikeouts in Thursday's spring training loss to Tampa Bay. He now has 17 strikeouts in 19.2 innings this spring, for which he credits an improved change-up. "When I'm executing, I can go to it on 2-1, 2-2, 3-2 counts. I think that's going to help me out a lot," he told the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
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Thu, Mar 26
Mario Hollands, Phi RP
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Philadelphia Phillies
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Hollands (elbow) will get a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews before deciding to have surgery, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.
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Thu, Mar 26
Matt Joyce, LAA OF
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Los Angeles Angels
Joyce said his hamstring felt good after Wednesday's spring training game against the Indians, the Los Angeles Times reports.
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Thu, Mar 26