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Royals option Peter O'Brien to AAA Omaha
Royals optioned OF/DH Peter O'Brien to Triple-A Omaha.
Kazmir (hip) will open 2017 on disabled list
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts confirmed Monday that Scott Kazmir (hip) will open the season on the disabled list.
Thornburg scratched with trapezius spasm
Tyler Thornburg was scratched from a scheduled Grapefruit League appearance Monday due to an upper right trapezius spasm.
Familia to meet with Rob Manfred on Monday
Jeurys Familia is expected to meet with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred on Monday regarding his offseason domestic violence incident.
Beltre out Monday because of tight right calf
Adrian Beltre is out of the Rangers' Cactus League lineup on Monday due to a tight right calf muscle.
Royals' Soler diagnosed with strained oblique
Jorge Soler has been diagnosed with a strained oblique and will likely open the 2017 season on the disabled list.
Raul Mondesi to start at 2B for Kansas City
Raul Mondesi has been named the Royals' starting second baseman.
Gausman named Opening Day starter for O's
Kevin Gausman has been named the Opening Day starter for the Orioles.
Nats to sort out closer role on Monday night
Nationals manager Dusty Baker said he's planning to meet with pitching coach Mike Maddux and GM Mike Rizzo on Monday night to discuss the closer situation.
Matz (elbow) working on altering mechanics?
Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen said Monday that Steven Matz is working on shortening his arm angle to put "less bang" on his troublesome left elbow.
Luis Robert has showcase in D.R. on Thurs.
Cuban outfielder Luis Robert will hold an open showcase this Thursday in the Dominican Republic.
Joe Nathan opts out of deal with Washington
Nationals released RHP Joe Nathan.
Arenado slugs two-run homer against Padres
Nolan Arenado smashed a two-run homer in the top of the first inning Sunday as the Rockies beat the Padres 4-1 in the Cactus League.
Scott Kazmir won't open season in rotation
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said after Sunday's Cactus League game that Scott Kazmir (hip) will not open the season in the starting rotation.
Jabari Blash slugs grand slam versus Cubs
Jabari Blash finished 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, and four RBI in the Padres' 9-4 win over a Cubs split-squad on Sunday.
Kazmir struggles in return to Cactus League
Scott Kazmir surrendered three earned runs in his three-inning Cactus League start Sunday versus the Rangers.
Corey Dickerson likely to lead off versus RHP
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times expects Corey Dickerson to begin the season as the Rays' leadoff hitter against right-handers.
Wong would rather be traded than platooned
Kolten Wong said Sunday that he would "100 percent" rather be traded than be platooned at second base.
Khris Davis (quad) playing in minors game
Khris Davis (quad) is playing in a minor league game Sunday.
Raisel Iglesias (elbow, hips) throwing again
Raisel Iglesias (elbow, hips) played catch Saturday and is expected to resume throwing off a mound soon.
Mesoraco (hip, shoulder) out for Opening Day
Reds manager Bryan Price said Sunday that it's very unlikely Devin Mesoraco (hip, shoulder) will be ready for Opening Day.
Yankees cut ties with veteran SP Jon Niese
Yankees released LHP Jon Niese.
Eduardo Nunez (shoulder) returns to lineup
Eduardo Nunez (shoulder) is back in the Giants' lineup Sunday.
Alex Cobb scratched with tight lower back
Alex Cobb was scratched from a scheduled start in a minor league game Sunday due to lower back tightness.
Stephen Strasburg starting opener for Nats
Stephen Strasburg has been named the Nationals' Opening Day starter.
Steven Matz dealing with elbow irritation
Steven Matz will not make his next scheduled Grapefruit League start due to irritation in his left elbow.
Tigers release veteran reliever Mark Lowe
Tigers released RHP Mark Lowe.
Andrew Toles crunches grand slam in win
Andrew Toles rapped a grand slam off Jesse Hahn in Saturday's Cactus League win over the A's.
Kipnis works in the batting cage Saturday
Jason Kipnis (shoulder) took swings in the batting cage on Saturday.
Anibal Sanchez fires six no-hit innings Sat.
Anibal Sanchez tossed six hitless, scoreless frames while striking out six batters but the Tigers still lost to the Pirates on Saturday.
Rangers table extension talks with Lucroy
Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the Rangers have "tabled" extension talks with Jonathan Lucroy.
Kennys Vargas (foot) to undergo more tests
Kennys Vargas will undergo more testing on his bruised left foot.
David Price (elbow) likely out until May
ESPN Red Sox reporter Scott Lauber confirms David Price (elbow) will likely be out until May.
Juan Lagares leaves game with oblique strain
Juan Lagares was forced to leave Saturday's Grapefruit League contest due to a left oblique strain.
Carlos Rodon (biceps) MRI comes back clean
The MRI on the left biceps of Carlos Rodon came back clean on Friday, indicating no structural issues.
Rangers and Odor in agreement on $49.5M pact
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that the Rangers and Rougned Odor are in agreement on a six-year, $49.5 million contract extension.
Rangers nearing extension with Rougned Odor
Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports that the Rangers are nearing a six-year contract extension with Rougned Odor that's expected to be around $50 million.
Polanco scratched due to shoulder discomfort
Gregory Polanco was scratched from Saturday's Grapefruit League lineup due to left shoulder discomfort.
Colby Rasmus expected to open year on DL
Colby Rasmus (hip) said Saturday that he expects to open the season on the disabled list.
Bud Norris and seven others no-hit Mariners
Bud Norris and seven Angels' relievers combined to no-hit the Mariners in Cactus League play on Friday.
Indians and Ramirez agree to $26M extension
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Indians and Jose Ramrirez have reached an agreement on a four-year, $26 million contract extension.
Indians, Ramirez close to four-year extension
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Indians and Jose Ramirez are finalizing a four-year, $30 million contract extension.
Carrasco (elbow) goes three innings in return
Carlos Carrasco allowed one hit and walked a pair over three scoreless innings against the Cubs on Friday.
Jon Gray departs outing with foot soreness
Jon Gray exited his start against the Giants on Friday with left foot soreness.
Lonnie Chisenhall leaves with shoulder injury
Lonnie Chisenhall was pulled from Friday's game against the Cubs with a right shoulder injury.
J.D. Martinez diagnosed with Lisfranc sprain
J.D. Martinez will be shut down for 3-4 weeks after being diagnosed with a sprained Lisfranc ligament in his right foot.
Marlins name Volquez Opening Day starter
The Marlins have named Edinson Volquez their Opening Day starter.
Michael Saunders exits after HBP on hand
Michael Saunders departed Friday's game against the Yankees after being hit on the right hand by a pitch.
Derek Norris to sign one-year deal with Rays
Yahoo Sports' Tim Brown reports that Derek Norris is signing with the Rays.
Will Smith to undergo Tommy John surgery
Will Smith will undergo Tommy John surgery on his left elbow next week.
Jarrod Dyson (legs) remains out of action
Jarrod Dyson remains out of game action due to soreness in his legs.
Jose Quintana to start opener for White Sox
Jose Quintana has been named the White Sox' Opening Day starter.
Khris Davis is nursing minor quad injury
Khris Davis will be held out of game action until at least Sunday because of a minor quad injury.
Estrada expected to start Opening Day for TOR
Sportsnet's Arash Madani reports that Marco Estrada is expected to be the Blue Jays' Opening Day starter.
Adrian Gonzalez (elbow) back in lineup Friday
Adrian Gonzalez (elbow) is back in the Dodgers' lineup Friday.
Carlos Rodon to undergo MRI on tight biceps
Carlos Rodon was scratched from Friday's start and will undergo an MRI due to tightness in his left biceps.
Cardinals expected to go with Peralta at 3B
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny indicated Friday that Jhonny Peralta will be the team's starting third baseman and Jedd Gyroko will be a utility infielder.
McHugh (arm) unlikely to be ready by opener
Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Friday that it's looking more and more likely that Collin McHugh (arm) will get a late start to the season.
Astros name Keuchel Opening Day starter
Astros manager A.J. Hinch announced Friday that Dallas Keuchel will be the team's Opening Day starter.
Berrios not expected to make Twins' rotation
LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that the Twins will meet with Jose Berrios on Friday and there's a "good chance" they'll tell him he won't make the Opening Day roster.
Report: Jung Ho Kang denied work visa
According to Sung Min Kim, reports out of Korea are stating that Jung Ho Kang has been denied a work visa to enter the United States.
Alonso goes deep twice against Brewers
Yonder Alonso went 2-for-3 with two home runs, three RBI and three runs scored as the Athletics trounced the Brewers 15-5 on Thursday.
Chris Archer to start Opening Day for Tampa
Chris Archer has been announced as the Rays' Opening Day starter.
Guerra smoked for 12 runs in 3 2/3 innings
Junior Guerra was plastered for 12 runs -- seven earned -- in 3 2/3 innings against the Athletics on Thursday.
Rays 'on the outside looking in' with Norris
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports the Rays remain interested in free agent Derek Norris but are likely "on the outside looking in."
Yasmany Tomas should be ready for Opening Day
Yasmany Tomas (oblique) hit in the batting cage on Thursday.
Miggy on status for Opening Day: I don't know
Miguel Cabrera (back) admitted he isn't sure if he'll be ready for Opening Day.
Quintana fires seven shutout frames vs. Reds
Jose Quintana shut out the Reds for seven innings as he led the White Sox to a 4-2 victory on Thursday.
Giants dump infielder Gordon Beckham
Giants released INF Gordon Beckham.
Luis Valbuena (hamstring) to miss 4-6 weeks
Luis Valbuena will miss 4-6 weeks with a strained right hamstring.
Robinson Cano scratched with illness Thursday
Robinson Cano was scratched from Thursday's Cactus League game against the Giants with a head cold.
Daniel Vogelbach optioned to Triple-A Tacoma
Mariners optioned 1B Daniel Vogelbach to Triple-A Tacoma.
Pollock (groin) aiming to return to games Fri
A.J. Pollock (groin) is now aiming to return to Cactus League action on Friday.
Rockies ship SP Jeff Hoffman to Albuquerque
Rockies optioned RHP Jeff Hoffman to Triple-A Albuquerque.
Puig (calf) back in Dodgers' lineup Thursday
Yasiel Puig (calf) is back in the Dodgers' Cactus League lineup on Thursday.
Valbuena sent for MRI on sore left hamstring
Luis Valbuena has been sent for an MRI on his sore left hamstring.
Graveman picked as A's Opening Day starter
Kendall Graveman has been named the Opening Day starter for the Athletics.
Raisel Iglesias injured elbow, hips in shower
Raisel Iglesias revealed Thursday that he injured his right elbow and hips when he fell in the shower three weeks ago.
Zobrist (neck) out of CHC lineup again Thurs
Ben Zobrist (neck) is out of the Cubs' Cactus League lineup again on Thursday.
Brad Boxberger (lat) shut down for one week
Brad Boxberger (lat) will take a week off from throwing and then build back up.
Huntington: Kang won't be ready for opener
Pirates general manager Neal Huntington confirmed Thursday that Jung Ho Kang will not be ready for Opening Day.
Strasburg in line for Nats' Opening Day start
Stephen Strasburg is lined up to start on Opening Day for the Nationals.
Ian Kinsler cracks two-run homer in WBC win
Ian Kinsler went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run as the United States defeated Puerto Rico in Wednesday's World Baseball Classic finals.
Marcus Stroman dazzles in WBC finals victory
Marcus Stroman was dominant in helping the United States to down Puerto Rico 8-0 in Wednesday's World Baseball Classic finals, allowing one hit over six-plus scoreless innings.
Ben Revere goes deep in win over Mariners
Ben Revere scored twice, stole a base and reached in all four of his plate appearances Wednesday in the Angels’ Cactus League win over the Mariners.
Danny Salazar rocked in loss to Colorado
Danny Salazar was out of sorts on Wednesday, allowing seven runs, eight hits and one walk over five innings in the Indians’ Cactus League loss to the Rockies.
Nate Karns fans nine over six shutout innings
Nathan Karns delivered a stellar outing Wednesday in the Royals’ Cactus League win over the Padres, giving up just four hits over six shutout frames.
Jered Weaver shelled in loss to Kansas City
Jered Weaver had a disastrous outing Wednesday in the Padres’ Cactus League loss to the Royals, letting up four runs, three hits and hitting two batters in only 2/3 of an inning.
Luis Valbuena lifted with hamstring soreness
Luis Valbuena was taken out of Wednesday's split-squad Cactus League game against the Rangers due to left hamstring soreness.
MRI reveals no structural damage for Iglesias
An MRI on Raisel Iglesias' injured right elbow revealed no structural damage.
Will Smith (elbow) to seek second opinion
Will Smith (elbow) will seek a second opinion from Dr. Neal El-Attrache.
Ben Zobrist (neck) scratched from lineup
Ben Zobrist has been scratched from the lineup for Wednesday's Cactus League game against the Reds due to a stiff neck.
Travis (knee) set for Grapefruit debut Friday
Devon Travis (knee) is slated to make his Grapefruit League debut on Friday.
Miguel Cabrera (back) held out until Friday
Miguel Cabrera (back) will be held out of action until Friday as a precaution.
Sal Perez (elbow) back in lineup as DH
Salvador Perez (elbow) will return to Cactus League action as the designated hitter on Wednesday.
Carlos Gomez downplays shoulder issue
Carlos Gomez (shoulder) doesn't expect to miss much time.
Carlos Martinez to start Opening Day for STL
Carlos Martinez has been named the Cardinals' Opening Day starter.
Greg Bird named Yanks' starting first baseman
Yankees manager Joe Girardi has named Greg Bird as the starting first baseman.
Bautista to return to game action Friday
Jose Bautista is set to return to Grapefruit League action on Friday.
Roark, bullpen pitch USA into '17 WBC final
Tanner Roark tossed four shutout innings and the bullpen held Japan to one run over the next five frames in the United States' 2-1 World Baseball Classic semifinal win Tuesday.
Carlos Gomez exits after jamming shoulder
Carlos Gomez departed Tuesday's game against the White Sox after jamming his left shoulder while sliding into third base following a triple.
Trevor May having Tommy John surgery Wed.
Trevor May will undergo Tommy John surgery on Wednesday.
ATL showing 'continued interest' in Quintana
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Braves are one multiple teams showing "continued interest" in Jose Quintana.
Scott Kazmir (hip) to return to Cactus games
Scott Kazmir's (hip) next start will come in a Cactus League game after he showed improved velocity in a minor league start Tuesday.
MRI confirms UCL sprain for RP Will Smith
An MRI has confirmed that Will Smith has a sprain and strain in his left elbow.
Seager (oblique) pain-free during minors game
Corey Seager (oblique) said he had no discomfort while taking three at-bats in a minor league game Tuesday.
Jays to extend manager Gibbons through 2019
Sportsnet's Shi Davidi reports that the Blue Jays and manager John Gibbons have agreed to a contract extension through 2019.
Melvin: Oakland bullpen roles will be 'fluid'
Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Tuesday that the roles in the bullpen this season will likely be "fluid."
Sonny Gray (lat) cleared to resume throwing
Sonny Gray (lat) has been cleared to resume a throwing program.
Twins release veteran SP Ryan Vogelsong
Twins released RHP Ryan Vogelsong; re-assigned RHPs Jake Reed and Raul Fernandez to minor league camp.
David Price (elbow) not cleared to throw yet
David Price still needs to regain strength in his injured left elbow before resuming a full throwing program.
Gregorius (shoulder) shut down for two weeks
Didi Gregorius has been shut down for two weeks due to a right shoulder strain.
Escobar (abdominal) scratched from lineup
Yunel Escobar (abdominal) was scratched from Tuesday's Cactus League lineup.
Report: Jays, Gibbons finalizing extension
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Blue Jays and manager John Gibbons are in the process of finalizing a multi-year extension.
White Sox announce Tim Anderson extension
White Sox signed SS Tim Anderson to a six-year, $25 million extension.
Andre Ethier (back) has mild disc herniation
Andre Ethier was diagnosed with a mild herniation of a disk in his back.
Seager (oblique) to play in minor league game
Corey Seager (oblique) is slated to get three at-bats out of the DH spot in a minor league game on Tuesday.
Giants concerned RP Smith has ligament damage
Will Smith will go for a second opinion due to concern over the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow.
Keon Broxton (wrist) back in Tuesday's lineup
Keon Broxton (wrist) is back in Tuesday's Cactus League lineup.
Baker taps Glover as favorite for closer role
Nationals manager Dusty Baker said Tuesday that he's trying to see if Koda Glover is ready for the closer role.
White Sox, Anderson agree on $25M extension
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the White Sox and Tim Anderson have reached agreement on an extension which is expected to include six guaranteed years.
Puerto Rico walks off to WBC title game
Eddie Rosario delivered a walk-off sacrifice fly in the 11th inning as Puerto Rico defeated the Netherlands 4-3 to advance to the World Baseball Classic championship game.
Pollock (groin) plays in minors game Monday
A.J. Pollock (groin) went 1-for-3 at the plate in a minor league game on Monday.
Raisel Iglesias getting elbow, back examined
Raisel Iglesias was scheduled to have his right elbow and back examined on Monday.
Mesoraco admits he might not be ready for OD
Devin Mesoraco (hip, shoulder) conceded on Monday that he might not be ready for Opening Day.
Brantley (shoulder) has two singles in debut
Making his Cactus League debut, Michael Brantley (shoulder) went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored Monday against the Dodgers.
RP Smith aggravates elbow injury, set for MRI
Will Smith will undergo an MRI after aggravating his left elbow injury during a Cactus League appearance Monday.
David Dahl (rib) not cleared to swing bat yet
David Dahl has not been cleared to hit yet after an MRI last Friday showed that his injured rib was still healing.
ChiSox talking long-term deal w/ Tim Anderson
MLB.com's Scott Merkin reports that the White Sox are discussing a multi-year contract with Tim Anderson.
Cashner (biceps) pitching in minors game Wed.
Andrew Cashner (biceps) will pitch in a minor league game Wednesday.
J.D. Martinez (foot) to have CT scan Friday
J.D. Martinez (foot) will undergo a stress CT scan while visiting Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte on Friday.
Pomeranz says triceps issue was mechanical
Drew Pomeranz said his triceps discomfort was a result of poor mechanics, not an injury.
Josh Donaldson (calf) to debut at 3B on Wed.
Josh Donaldson (calf) plans to make his first Grapefruit League start at third base on Wednesday.
Adrian Gonzalez (elbow) down until Thursday
Adrian Gonzalez (elbow) plans to rest until Thursday.
Puig sitting Monday with left calf tightness
Yasiel Puig was scratched from the Dodgers' lineup Monday due to left calf tightness.
Salvy (elbow) nearing return to Cactus games
Salvador Perez (elbow) is planning to return to Cactus League action as a DH on Wednesday.
Tebow to open season with Low-A Columbia
Tim Tebow will open the 2017 season with the Low-A Columbia Fireflies of the South Atlantic League.
Roberts: Urias 'unrealistic' to make rotation
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Monday that it's "unrealistic" for Julio Urias to make the starting rotation out of camp.
Eloy Jimenez has bone bruise in throwing arm
Eloy Jimenez will be shut down for three weeks with a bone bruise in his right shoulder.
Karns to open season as Royals' fifth starter
Nate Karns will open the 2017 season as the Royals' fifth starter.
Tim Anderson out Mon. for personal reasons
Tim Anderson remains out of the White Sox lineup Monday for personal reasons.
Feldman named Reds' Opening Day starter
Scott Feldman has been named the Opening Day starter for the Reds.
Gregorius (shoulder) leaves Team Netherlands
Didi Gregorius has left Team Netherlands because of a right shoulder injury.
David Price (elbow) has checkup on Monday
David Price (elbow) has a checkup with a team doctor on Monday.
Farrell: Pomeranz (triceps) is symptom-free
Red Sox manager John Farrell said Drew Pomeranz (triceps) is on track to make his scheduled Grapefruit League start on Friday.
Devon Travis (knee) nearing Grapefruit debut
Devon Travis (knee) is aiming to make his Grapefruit League debut later this week.
Rays, Kiermaier finalize $53.5 mil extension
Rays signed OF Kevin Kiermaier to a six-year, $53.5 million contract extension with an option for 2023.
Donaldson (calf) making spring debut Monday
Josh Donaldson (calf) is making his Grapefruit League debut on Monday versus the Twins.
Ian Kennedy dominates Cubs in Cactus League
Ian Kennedy was dominant in Sunday's Cactus League victory over the Cubs, surrendering just three hits over six innings of shutout baseball.
Moncada doubles twice and homers vs. LAA
Yoan Moncada had two doubles and a homer Sunday as the White Sox routed the Angels 11-2 in Cactus League play.
Rodon works four scoreless in Cactus debut
Carlos Rodon tossed four scoreless innings Sunday in his Cactus League debut against the Angels.
Zach Davies goes 5 1/3 scoreless vs. Giants
Zach Davies hurled 5 1/3 scoreless innings Sunday in his Cactus League start versus the Giants.
Tigers seek second opinion on J.D. Martinez
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Sunday that the club received the MRI results on the right foot of J.D. Martinez but they're awaiting a second opinion from a specialist before making any announcement.
Carrasco (elbow) to pitch in minors game Mon.
Carlos Carrasco (elbow) will pitch in a minor league game on Monday.
Carrasco (elbow) to throw 'pen session Sunday
Carlos Carrasco (elbow) will throw a bullpen session Sunday and is on track to start March 24.
Gray (lat) could get clearance Mon. to throw
Sonny Gray (lat) is hoping to gain clearance from Dr. Anthony Romeo on Monday to resume a throwing program.
Lance McCullers leaves start with toe injury
Lance McCullers exited Sunday's start against the Yankees in the fourth inning with a toe injury.
Drew Pomeranz exits with triceps tightness
Drew Pomeranz departed Sunday's start against the Twins after two innings with tightness in his left triceps.
Brantley (shoulder) making Cactus debut Mon.
Michael Brantley (shoulder) will make his Cactus League debut on Monday.
Teheran to get another Opening Day start
The Braves on Sunday named Julio Teheran their Opening Day starter.
Kipnis (shoulder) to miss another 4-5 weeks
Jason Kipnis will be sidelined for another 4-5 weeks after a second opinion confirmed that he has inflammation in his right shoulder.
Tyson Ross (TOS) to throw live BP Wednesday
Tyson Ross (thoracic outlet surgery) will throw a live batting practice session on Wednesday.
Seager (oblique) to go through full workout
Corey Seager (oblique) will go through another full workout on Sunday.
Michael Wacha makes Cardinals' rotation
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said Sunday that Michael Wacha will be part of the rotation.
Tillman (shoulder) a week away from throwing
Chris Tillman (shoulder) will resume a throwing program next Sunday.
Phillies name Hellickson Opening Day starter
The Phillies have named Jeremy Hellickson their Opening Day starter.
Rasmus (hip, core muscle) making spring debut
Colby Rasmus (hip, core muscle) will make his Grapefruit League debut in the designated hitter spot on Sunday.
J.D. Martinez (foot) undergoing MRI on Sunday
J.D. Martinez (foot) will undergo an MRI on Sunday.
Giancarlo Stanton powers U.S. to WBC semis
Giancarlo Stanton rocketed a two-run homer and added a single and two runs scored in the United States' 6-3 World Baseball Classic win over the Dominican Republic on Saturday.
Martin Prado (hamstring) ruled out for opener
Martin Prado will not be ready for Opening Day after an MRI revealed a Grade 1 right hamstring strain.
Kiermaier extension will be announced Monday
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports the Rays have scheduled a press conference for 9 AM on Monday to address a "significant baseball-related announcement."
Cobb drawing interest from Cubs and Dodgers
According to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, Alex Cobb is drawing "potential interest" from the Cubs and Dodgers.
Jose Bautista sidelined with back stiffness
Jose Bautista (back) is not starting for the Dominican Republic in Saturday's game against the United States.
Jose De Leon cruises as PR stays undefeated
Jose De Leon scattered three hits and one walk while adding five strikeouts over 2 2/3 shutout innings Saturday in Puerto Rico’s win over Venezuela at the World Baseball Classic.
John Lackey expects to play beyond 2017
John Lackey said he's "more likely to pitch next year than not pitch."
Sandoval drills two home runs vs Twins Sat.
Pablo Sandoval connected for two home runs and drove home four RBI in a win over the Twins on Saturday.
Verlander fires five shutout frames vs Miami
Justin Verlander slung five scoreless innings while fanning four batters in a 5-4 win over the Marlins on Saturday.
Franco crushes grand slam vs Pirates Sat.
Maikel Franco swatted a grand slam in a Grapefruit League loss to the Pirates on Saturday.
Hellickson punished for eight runs in five IP
Jeremy Hellickson was pummeled for eight runs -- five earned -- in five innings of work in a loss to the Pirates on Saturday.
Brandon Nimmo aggravates hamstring injury
Brandon Nimmo aggravated his strained right hamstring during running drills on Friday.
Update: J.D. Martinez has mid-foot sprain
J.D. Martinez has been diagnosed with a mid-foot sprain.
Naquin out with 'bilateral knee soreness'
Tyler Naquin was scratched from Saturday's Cactus League game against the Royals with bilateral knee soreness.
J.D. Martinez on crutches after early exit
J.D. Martinez left Saturday's Grapefruit League game against the Marlins with a right ankle injury.
Kepler (finger) leaves early, X-rays negative
Max Kepler left Saturday's Grapefruit League game against the Red Sox with an abrasion on his right pinkie.
Guerra to start Opening Day for Milwaukee
Junior Guerra has been named the Brewers' Opening Day starter.
Baez swipes three as Puerto Rico advances
Javier Baez went 1-for-3 and stole three bases as Puerto Rico defeated the United States 6-5 on Friday to advance to the next round of the World Baseball Classic.
Danny Salazar fans nine against Rangers
Danny Salazar dazzled in Friday's Cactus League start against the Rangers, racking up nine strikeouts over five innings of two-run ball.
Ryan Braun slugs first home run of the spring
Ryan Braun slugged his first home run of the spring on Friday.
Chi Chi Gonzalez diagnosed with UCL tear
Chi Chi Gonzalez has been diagnosed with a partial UCL tear in his pitching elbow and has been shut down for the next six weeks.
Miguel Cabrera likely to miss rest of WBC
Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that Miguel Cabrera (back) is likely to miss the remainder of the World Baseball Classic.
Owings continues hot spring with 2-run triple
Chris Owings went 2-for-3 with a two-run triple as the Diamondbacks topped the Athletics 3-2 on Friday in Cactus League action.
Broxton leaves game with discomfort in wrist
Keon Broxton was removed from Friday's Cactus League outing due to discomfort in his surgically-repaired right wrist.
Schwarber homers, drives in four vs. ChiSox
Kyle Schwarber went 2-for-3 with a homer, four RBI, and two runs scored as the Cubs beat the White Sox 7-3 in Cactus League play on Friday.
Tanaka fans six in Yankees' no-hitter
Masahiro Tanaka struck out six in 4 1/3 innings and combined with two relievers on a no-hitter Friday against the Tigers.
Prado (hamstring) heading for MRI on Saturday
Marlins manager Don Mattingly said Friday that Martin Prado will undergo an MRI on his injured hamstring on Saturday.
Wil Myers 'completely fine' after neck spasm
Wil Myers' neck injury was a muscle spasm.
No Grapefruit League for Wright (shoulder)
Mets manager Terry Collins admitted David Wright (shoulder) is unlikely to appear in any more Grapefruit League games.
Kazmir's fastball clocked between 82-84 mph
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said he was concerned about Scott Kazmir's lack of velocity during Thursday's simulated start.
Neck tightness sends Wil Myers to early exit
Wil Myers left Thursday's Cactus League game against the Royals with neck tightness.
Tribe hoping Carrasco returns on March 24
Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway is optimistic Carlos Carrasco (elbow) will return to Cactus League action March 24 against the Cubs.
Dansby Swanson (back) to return Saturday
Dansby Swanson (back) is expected to return to Grapefruit League action Saturday against the Tigers.
Scherzer (finger) to make spring debut Wed.
Max Scherzer (finger) is expected to make his Grapefruit League debut on Wednesday.
Thornburg (arm) set for another 'pen session
Tyler Thornburg (arm) is scheduled to throw another bullpen session Saturday.
Scherzer after minors game: 'Now I feel back'
Max Scherzer said he used a two-finger fastball grip during his appearance in a minor league game Thursday.
Corey Seager (oblique) runs, throws, swings
Corey Seager (back, oblique) ran, threw, and took 25-30 swings at half speed on Thursday.
Dickerson has disc protrusion, out 3-4 weeks
Alex Dickerson has been diagnosed with a disc protrusion in his back and will be sidelined for the next 3-4 weeks.
Carrasco (elbow) to play catch on Thursday
Carlos Carrasco (elbow) is scheduled to play catch Thursday.
Desmond (hand) likely to be ready in April?
Rockies manager Bud Black confirmed Thursday that Ian Desmond (hand) is expected to join the active roster before the end of April.
Prado (hamstring) returning to Marlins camp
Martin Prado (hamstring) is returning to Marlins camp.
Greg Holland (elbow) sharp in Cactus debut
Greg Holland (elbow) needed just 10 pitches to get through a 1-2-3 ninth inning Wednesday in his Cactus League debut.
Baker: Scherzer (finger) unlikely for opener
Nationals manager Dusty Baker acknowledged Thursday that Max Scherzer (finger) probably won't be ready for Opening Day.
Matt Carpenter (back) says he feels '100%'
Matt Carpenter (back) says he feels "100 percent" and will return to Grapefruit League action Friday.
Eric Hosmer whacks go-ahead two-run homer
Eric Hosmer launched a go-ahead two-run home run in helping to lead the United States to a 4-2 comeback victory over Venezuela in Wednesday's World Baseball Classic showdown.
Smyly strikes out eight in Team USA victory
Drew Smyly was phenomenal in Team USA's 4-2 win over Team Venezuela, allowing one run (none earned) on three hits over 4 2/3 innings.
Martin Prado sidelined by right hamstring
Martin Prado left Wednesday's World Baseball Classic game between the United States and Venezuela due to a right hamstring injury.
MRI reveals strained oblique for Tomas
Yasmany Tomas has been diagnosed with a strained oblique following an MRI.
Martin Prado exits with apparent leg injury
Martin Prado was lifted from Wednesday's World Baseball Classic contest between Venezuela and the United States with a possible leg injury.
Rayan Gonzalez lifted with right elbow injury
Rayan Gonzalez was pulled from Wednesday's Cactus League game against the Brewers due to right elbow discomfort.
Pineda tosses five perfect frames, fans eight
Michael Pineda pitched superbly in Wednesday's Grapefruit League showdown with the Phillies, hurling five perfect innings while striking out eight.
Moncada homers twice, makes fifth error
Yoan Moncada collected his first homers of the spring with two blasts Wednesday in the White Sox’s Cactus League loss to the Royals.
Bumgarner cruises over six scoreless innings
Madison Bumgarner let up just one hit over six dominant innings Wednesday in the Giants’ Cactus League win over the Angels.
Morse keeps the engine running with two hits
Michael Morse lit up the scoreboard with two hits Wednesday in the Giants’ Cactus League win over the Angels.
Billy Hamilton rakes in win over San Diego
Billy Hamilton wreaked havoc with three hits and two steals Wednesday in the Reds’ Cactus League win over the Padres.
Yan Gomes breaks out for three hits Wednesday
Yan Gomes tallied three hits including his second home run of the spring Wednesday in the Indians’ Cactus League loss to the Rangers.
Rayan Gonzalez suffers apparent injury
Rayan Gonzalez left Wednesday's Cactus League game against the Brewers with a possible arm injury.
Brantley (shoulder) doubles in minors action
Michael Brantley (shoulder) went 1-for-3 with a double and three RBI in a minor league game on Wednesday.
Joseph (hand) not in Wednesday's lineup
Tommy Joseph (hand) is not in Wednesday's Grapefruit League lineup against the Yankees.
Alex Dickerson (back) to see spine specialist
Padres manager Andy Green said Wednesday that Alex Dickerson (back) will see a spine specialist.
Salvy to miss week with hyperextended elbow
Salavador Perez will likely miss about a week due to a hyperextended elbow.
Red Sox name Porcello as Opening Day starter
Red Sox manager John Farrell announced Wednesday that Rick Porcello will be the Opening Day starter.
Jansen to pitch for NED in next WBC round
Kenley Jansen intends to pitch for Team Netherlands in the championship round of the World Baseball Classic.
Nationals release catcher Derek Norris
Nationals released C Derek Norris.
Tillman (shoulder) to get cortisone injection
Chris Tillman (shoulder) will receive a cortisone injection in his right shoulder.
Japan advances to championship round in WBC
Nabuhiro Matsuda knocked in two runs as Japan defeated Team Israel 8-3 to advance to the championship round in the World Baseball Classic.
Molina stars as PR downs Dominican Republic
Yadier Molina had an RBI single and a solo home run in Puerto Rico's win over the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic on Tuesday.
Rays, Kiermaier near six-year, $50+M deal
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the Rays and Kevin Kiermaier are close to an extension for at least six years and more than $50 million.
Olney: Rays considering catcher Derek Norris
ESPN's Buster Olney reports that the Rays "continue to have conversations about adding catcher Derek Norris."
Haniger singles, doubles, triples on Tuesday
Mitch Haniger went 3-for-4 with a stolen base and a run scored in the Mariners' 7-6 defeat of the White Sox on Tuesday in Cactus League play.
Carrasco to miss start with swollen elbow
Carlos Carrasco will miss his next Cactus League start due to some swelling in his right elbow.
Eric Thames slugs first homer of the spring
Eric Thames hit his first home run of the spring Tuesday in the Brewers' 7-7 Cactus League tie with the Cubs.
Peter O'Brien slugs fifth homer of the spring
Peter O'Brien cranked his fifth home run of the spring Tuesday in the Royals' 8-4 defeat of the Angels.
Jason Kipnis (shoulder) to get second opinion
Jason Kipnis will get a second opinion from Dr. Keith Meister on his ailing right shoulder at the end of this week.
Holland (elbow) slated for spring debut Wed.
Greg Holland (elbow) will make his Cactus League debut on Wednesday.
Shoemaker goes four scoreless vs. Royals
Matt Shoemaker tossed four shutout innings in his Cactus League start against the Royals on Tuesday.
Travis (knee) takes swings in minors game
Devon Travis (knee) felt good after participating in a minor league game Tuesday.
Jordan Schafer to undergo elbow surgery
Jordan Schafer will undergo elbow surgery on Friday.
A.J. Pollock (groin) not ready to return
Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said Tuesday that A.J. Pollock (groin) still needs another couple of days of rest.
X-rays negative on Tommy Joseph's hand
X-rays came back negative on Tommy Joseph's left hand.
Tomas (back) likely out a couple more days
Yasmany Tomas (back) will likely be sidelined for another couple of days.
Joseph suffers hand contusion on hit-by-pitch
Tommy Joseph suffered a left hand contusion when he was hit by a pitch in the first inning of Tuesday's Grapefruit League game.
Brantley (shoulder) ready for minors games
Indians manager Terry Francona said Michael Brantley (shoulder) is scheduled to play in minor league games on Wednesday and Friday.
Carrasco getting checked out after bad start
Indians manager Terry Francona said Carlos Carrasco is being checked out Tuesday to make sure everything is okay.
Tom Murphy out 4-6 wks with forearm fracture
Tom Murphy will miss 4-6 weeks with a hairline fracture in his right forearm.
Donaldson (calf) to hit in minor league game
Josh Donaldson (calf) is expected to take 3-4 at-bats in a minor league game on Tuesday.
Salvador Perez (knee) set for follow-up MRI
Salvador Perez (knee) will undergo a follow-up MRI on Tuesday.
Desmond (hand) expected back in late April?
Rockies manager Bud Black said during an appearance on KOA NewsRadio on Tuesday that Ian Desmond (hand) is expected to return in late-April.
Price (elbow) expected to begin year on DL
Red Sox manager John Farrell acknowledged Tuesday that David Price (elbow) will begin the season on the disabled list.
Nieuwenhuis plates six runs in rout over M's
Kirk Nieuwenhuis homered, doubled twice, and plated six runs in Monday’s 24-3 drubbing of the Mariners.
Broxton homers, drives in three runs vs. SEA
Keon Broxton went 3-for-3 with a homer, three RBI, a walk, and three runs scored in Monday’s blowout victory over the Mariners.
Iwakuma knocked around for seven runs by MIL
Hisashi Iwakuma was tagged for seven runs over 2 2/3 innings in Monday’s loss to the Brewers in Cactus League action.
Carrasco rocked for eight runs vs. White Sox
Carlos Carrasco was rocked for eight runs over 1 2/3 innings in Monday’s Cactus League start against the White Sox.
Maeda strikes out seven batters vs. Angels
Kenta Maeda struck out seven batters while allowing one run over 3 2/3 innings in Monday’s 3-1 win over the Angels in Cactus League action.
Albert Pujols slams first homer of the spring
Albert Pujols slugged his first home run of the spring Monday against the Dodgers.
Anthony DeSclafani diagnosed with UCL sprain
Anthony DeSclafani will be shut down for the next four weeks after being diagnosed with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.
Desmond to have surgery on hand Wednesday
Ian Desmond will have surgery Wednesday to repair the fractured second metacarpal bone in his left hand.
Corey Seager (back, oblique) worked out Mon.
Corey Seager (back, oblique) did some light exercises Monday without issue.
Charlie Tilson will undergo MRI on right foot
Charlie Tilson will have an MRI this week on his right foot.
Dodgers' Seager (oblique) out all this week?
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Monday that Corey Seager (back, oblique) probably won't appear in a Cactus League game this week.
K-Rod (groin) to remain with Team Venezuela
Francisco Rodriguez (groin) will remain with Team Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic.
Thornburg (dead arm) to throw off mound Wed
Tyler Thornburg (arm) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Wednesday.
Carson Smith (elbow) throws light pen session
Carson Smith (elbow) threw a light bullpen session Monday in Red Sox camp.
Josh Donaldson (calf) nearing spring debut?
Josh Donaldson (calf) is expected to take live at-bats as a DH within the next few days.
Gregorius homers, plates five against Israel
Didi Gregorius finished 2-for-3 with five RBI and three runs scored as Team Netherlands routed Team Israel 12-2 on Monday in the World Baseball Classic.
Max Scherzer says he will be ready for season
Max Scherzer (finger) pledged Monday that he will be ready for the start of the 2017 season.
Hardy (back) making spring debut on Monday
J.J. Hardy (back) is set to make his Grapefruit League debut on Monday.
Danny Duffy dominates Canada in WBC victory
Danny Duffy dominated Canada in the World Baseball Classic on Sunday, allowing just two hits and striking out seven over four scoreless innings.
Ian Desmond diagnosed with left hand fracture
Ian Desmond has been diagnosed with a fractured left hand, the result of getting hit by a pitch in Cactus League play on Sunday.
Segura plates three as DR outlasts Colombia
Jean Segura went 3-for-6 with three RBI and a pair of runs scored as the Dominican Republic outlasted Colombia 10-3 in 11 innings in Sunday's World Baseball Classic matchup.
Ian Desmond leaves after getting hit by pitch
Ian Desmond was removed from Sunday's Cactus League game after being hit by a pitch on his left hand.
A.J. Pollock leaves game with groin tightness
A.J. Pollock was lifted from Sunday's Cactus League game with minor left groin tightness.
Salvador Perez (knee) could be back in a week
Royals general manager Dayton Moore said Sunday that the best-case scenario for Salvador Perez (knee) would be him returning in a week.
Dansby Swanson (back) nearing return to games
Dansby Swanson (back) is expected to be cleared to return to Grapefruit League games later this week.
Kipnis (shoulder) ruled out for Opening Day
Jason Kipnis will not be ready for Opening Day because of continued soreness in his right rotator cuff.
Tillman (shoulder) has 'pen session scratched
Chris Tillman was not able to throw his bullpen session as hoped on Sunday after feeling discomfort in his right shoulder during 10 warm-up throws.
Ryan Schimpf (oblique) on track to play Mon.
Ryan Schimpf (oblique) is expected to return to the Padres' lineup on Monday.
DeSclafani (elbow) has setback, will get MRI
Anthony DeSclafani will undergo an MRI after feeling renewed soreness in his right elbow following his last bullpen session.
'Multiple teams' interested in RP Eric Gagne
SB Nation's Chris Cotillo reports that "multiple teams" are interested in Eric Gagne after he touched 95 mph while pitching for Canada in the World Baseball Classic Saturday.
Phew: No structural damage for Sal Perez
Updating an earlier report, Salvador Perez's MRI revealed no structural damage in his left knee.
Andrew Miller blows lead in loss to D.R.
Andrew Miller fell apart Saturday in the United States' loss to the Dominican Republic in the WBC, yielding four runs on three hits with two strikeouts and a hit-by-pitch in just 2/3 of an inning.
Cruz rescues D.R. with heroic 3-run blast
Nelson Cruz smashed a majestic three-run homer to beat the United States Saturday in the World Baseball Classic.
Nationals place Derek Norris on waivers
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports the Nationals have placed Derek Norris on waivers.
J.T. Realmuto a platoon option at first base?
J.T. Realmuto started and played five innings at first base Saturday in the Marlins' Grapefruit League win over the Astros.
Sal Perez suffers scary knee injury in WBC
Salvador Perez left Saturday's WBC game against Italy following a collision at home plate.
Gibson fires five shutout innings vs Red Sox
Kyle Gibson held the Red Sox scoreless for five innings while notching four strikeouts in a 13-0 win for the Twins.
Hyun-Jin Ryu fans two in spring debut
Hyun-Jin Ryu (shoulder, elbow, leg) made his Cactus League debut against the Angels on Saturday, striking out two over two scoreless frames.
Sale fans five in four one-hit frames vs Rays
Chris Sale punched out five batters and allowed just one hit while shutting out the Rays for four innings during the Red Sox' 2-1 victory.
Tanaka fans seven in four shutout frames Sat.
Masahiro Tanaka punched out seven batters in four perfect innings during a 7-1 win over the Tigers on Saturday.
O's close to minor league deal with Alvarez
Tommy Stokke of FanRag Sports reports that the Orioles are nearing a deal with Pedro Alvarez on a minor league contract.
David Price (elbow) throws in cage Saturday
David Price (elbow) threw 25 pitches in the batting cages on Saturday.
Trevor May diagnosed with torn UCL
Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Trevor May has been diagnosed with a torn UCL.
Yasiel Puig launches two homers in win Friday
Yasiel Puig launched a pair of home runs on Friday, leading the Dodgers in a 12-2 rout over the Rangers in Cactus League action.
Seth Lugo carves up Venezuelan lineup Friday
Seth Lugo carved up the Venezuelan lineup in the World Baseball Classic on Friday, allowing just one hit over 5 1/3 innings.
Jharel Cotton whiffs five in impressive start
Jharel Cotton was impressive in his Cactus League start against the Royals on Friday, racking up five strikeouts over 3 1/3 innings of no-hit ball.
Chris Archer hurls four perfect frames in WBC
Chris Archer delivered a dominant performance in Friday's start against Colombia in the World Baseball Classic, striking out three over four perfect innings.
Jose Quintana outstanding against US in WBC
Jose Quintana delivered an outstanding performance on Friday limiting the United States to just one hit in 5 2/3 innings of action in the World Baseball Classic.
SS Seager's (oblique) return to games unclear
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Friday that he's not sure when Corey Seager (back/oblique) will return to Cactus League action.
Zach Britton (oblique) nearing game action
Zach Britton (oblique) is close to making his Grapefruit League debut.
Report: Pagan failed physical with Orioles
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that Angel Pagan had a contract with the Orioles fall through due to a failed physical.
Mesoraco (hip) making Cactus debut Sunday
Devin Mesoraco (hip, shoulder) will make his Cactus League debut on Sunday.
Jurickson Profar says jammed finger is fine
Jurickson Profar says his jammed left middle finger is fine and he will continue playing for the Netherlands in the World Baseball Classic.
Cashner (biceps) will resume throwing Sat.
Andrew Cashner (biceps) was given an injection and will resume a throwing program on Saturday.
Zack Wheeler goes two innings in spring debut
Zack Wheeler made his spring debut Friday, allowing one run over two innings in a start against the Braves.
David Price has full range of motion in elbow
Red Sox manager John Farrell said that David Price was examined Friday and the left-hander has full range of motion in his elbow.
Braves, Pirates have offered Angel Pagan
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that the Braves and Pirates are among the teams that have made an offer to Angel Pagan.
J.J. Hardy (back) nearing Grapefruit debut
J.J. Hardy (back) took ground balls and hit on the field Friday.
Scherzer (finger) unlikely for Opening Day?
MASN Sports' Pete Kerzel writes that Nationals manager Dusty Baker on Thursday "sounded this afternoon like he was already preparing for (the) inevitability" that Max Scherzer (finger) wouldn't be ready for Opening Day.
Bettis to undergo chemo after cancer spreads
Chad Bettis revealed on Twitter Friday that he will undergo chemotherapy after his testicular cancer unexpectedly spread.
Albert Pujols (foot) making spring debut Fri.
Albert Pujols (foot) is in the designated hitter spot and batting third in his Cactus League debut on Friday.
C-Mart holds Canada to one run in four frames
Carlos Martinez held Canada to one unearned run in four innings in the Dominican Republic's game one victory in the World Baseball Classic.
Bautista goes 3-for-4 with a home run in WBC
Jose Bautista went 3-for-4 and launched a dramatic three-run blast as the Dominican Republic smoked Canada 9-2 in the first round of the World Baseball Classic on Thursday.
Myers goes 2-for-2 with a home run vs Brewers
Wil Myers went 2-for-2 with a home run in a loss to the Brewers on Thursday.
Pujols (foot) cleared for Friday spring debut
Albert Pujols (foot) has been cleared to make his Cactus League debut on Friday.
Rizzo goes 2-for-3 with a bomb vs. Mariners
Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-3 and hit a solo home run in a Cactus League loss to the Mariners on Thursday.
Hedges lifted from game with sore hamstring
Austin Hedges left Thursday's Cactus League game against the Brewers with a sore hamstring.
Bryant to receive record $1.05M salary in '17
Kris Bryant will receive $1.05 million from the Cubs in 2017, per Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports.
Duensing departs game with apparent injury
Brian Duensing left a Cactus League appearance Thursday versus the Mariners after suffering an apparent injury.
Scherzer (finger) to throw another BP round
Max Scherzer (finger) is expected to throw another live batting practice session Sunday.
Starling Marte (ankle) hopes to play Saturday
Starling Marte (ankle) is hoping to play for the Dominican Republic in Saturday's World Baseball Classic game against the United States.
Carpenter (back) 10 days from hitting in game
Matt Carpenter (back) is about 10 days away from being cleared to swing a bat in games.
Rangers considering re-signing Colby Lewis?
Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram hears that the Rangers are considering Colby Lewis following the injury to Andrew Cashner (biceps).
Sonny Gray out three weeks due to lat strain
Sonny Gray will be shut down for the next three weeks due to a moderate lat strain.
Braun to make Cactus League debut Friday
Ryan Braun is set to make his Cactus League debut Friday in a split-squad game against the White Sox.
Bedrosian (groin) set for spring debut Thurs.
Cam Bedrosian (groin) is scheduled to make his Cactus League debut Thursday against the Indians.
DeSclafani (elbow) nearing his Cactus debut
Anthony DeSclafani (elbow) is tentatively scheduled to make his Cactus League debut on Monday versus the A's.
Profar suffered a jammed left finger in WBC
Jurickson Profar jammed his left middle finger during pool play in the World Baseball Classic.
Cashner shut down again with biceps trouble
Andrew Cashner has been shut down again with renewed biceps discomfort.
Matt Carpenter (back) in Cards' lineup Thurs.
Matt Carpenter (back) is in the Cardinals' Grapefruit League lineup on Thursday.
Greinke showed diminished velocity on Wed.
Zack Greinke topped out at 89.5 mph with his fastball Wednesday in his start against Team Mexico.
Brito undergoes surgery on dislocated finger
Socrates Brito underwent a successful surgery to repair an open dislocation on his left ring finger.
Kazmir (hip) won't pitch in a game for a week
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said that Scott Kazmir (hip) won't pitch in a Cactus League game for a week as he works on his mechanics.
Justin Turner (knee) receives injection
Justin Turner received a preventative lubricating injection in his sore left knee.
Brad Boxberger sidelined due to lat issue
Rays manager Kevin Cash said that Brad Boxberger "had a little bit of a setback" with his lat.
Duffy (heel) might not be ready for season
Matt Duffy (heel) might not be ready for the start of the season.
Corey Seager (back) expected to return Sat.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts expects Corey Seager (back) to return to the lineup on Saturday.
David Price (elbow) could try throwing soon
Red Sox manager John Farrell said the club will allow David Price (elbow) to at least attempt or decide to throw on Friday or Saturday.
Kazmir (hip) to throw bullpen session Wed.
Scott Kazmir (hip) will throw a bullpen session on Wednesday.
Harvey (neck) throws bullpen, ready for Fri.
Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen said Matt Harvey (neck) had a "great" bullpen session on Wednesday.
Keuchel to make Grapefruit League debut Sun.
Dallas Keuchel (shoulder) has been cleared to make his Grapefruit League debut on Sunday against the Nationals.
Frazier (oblique) to make spring debut Wed.
Todd Frazier (oblique) will make his Cactus League debut on Wednesday.
Swanson day-to-day with back tightness
Dansby Swanson is day-to-day with back tightness.
Segedin's go-ahead HR leads Italy over Cubs
Rob Segedin hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning as Team Italy defeated the Cubs 8-7 in an exhibition game on Tuesday.
Semien: 3-for-3 with 4 RBI in 21-13 slugfest
Marcus Semien went 3-for-3 with four RBI as the Athletics defeated the Diamondbacks 21-13 on Tuesday.
Mesoraco (hip, shoulder) plays intrasquad gm
Devin Mesoraco (hip) played catcher in an intrasquad game on Tuesday.
Kershaw again delivers hitless Cactus start
Clayton Kershaw delivered three hitless innings Tuesday in his Cactus League start versus the Giants.
Seager (back) ups activity; out until weekend
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said that Corey Seager (back) increased his activity Tuesday, but the shortstop will be held out of games until the weekend.
Matt Carpenter (back) a week away from games
Matt Carpenter (back) is at least a week away from returning to Grapefruit League action.
Scherzer (finger) could pitch in a game next
Nationals pitching coach Mike Maddux indicated Tuesday that Max Scherzer's (finger) next step could be to appear in a Grapefruit League game.
MRI on Scott Kazmir's hip comes back clean
An MRI on Scott Kazmir's left hip came back negative.
Jose Iglesias exits game with neck contusion
Jose Iglesias was lifted from Tuesday's Grapefruit League game with a neck contusion.
Rojas leaves after throw hits face on steal
Miguel Rojas left Tuesday's Grapefruit League game against the Cardinals after being hit in the face with the ball on a steal attempt.
Max Scherzer (finger) throws live BP session
Max Scherzer (finger) made it through his first live batting practice session of the spring on Tuesday.
Seager (back) might not be ready Friday
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Tuesday that he's now not sure if Corey Seager (back) will be able to return Friday.
Keuchel (shoulder) throws simulated game
Dallas Keuchel (shoulder) threw 39 pitches over two-plus innings in a simulated game on Tuesday.
Jays unsure when Travis (knee) will debut
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Tuesday that he's unsure when Devon Travis (knee) will make his spring debut.
Siegrist (shoulder) to make spring debut Wed.
Kevin Siegrist (shoulder) will make his Grapefruit League debut on Wednesday.
Heyward gets on the board with HR, three RBI
Jason Heyward showed off his revamped swing by going 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBI, and two runs scored in Monday’s 13-10 victory over the Angels in Cactus League action.
Jake Arrieta shaky in Cactus League debut
Jake Arrieta made his Cactus League debut Monday against the Angels and gave up three runs (two earned) over two innings.
Erceg hits two HR, drives in five vs. Indians
Brewers prospect third baseman Lucas Erceg made quite the impression Monday against the Indians, slugging two homers and driving in five runs as part of a 14-4 victory.
Corey Kluber hit hard in spring debut vs. MIL
Making his spring debut, Corey Kluber was knocked around for six runs over 2 1/3 innings Monday against the Brewers.
Zunino homers, drives in three runs vs. TEX
Mike Zunino went 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBI, a walk, and two runs scored in Monday’s 9-0 victory over the Rangers in the Cactus League.
Adrian Gonzalez (elbow) to play 1B Tuesday
Adrian Gonzalez (elbow) will make his first appearance this spring at first base on Tuesday.
Ryan Schimpf scratched with tight oblique
Ryan Schimpf was scratched from Monday's game due to left oblique tightness.
Michael Brantley (shoulder) hits in sim game
Michael Brantley (shoulder) hit in a simulated game on Monday with no issues.
Andrus (hernia) making Cactus debut this week
Elvis Andrus (hernia) will make his Cactus League debut later this week.
Dahl diagnosed with a stress reaction in rib
David Dahl has been diagnosed with a stress reaction of his sixth rib and will be reevaluated in two weeks.
Reds designate Jumbo Diaz for assignment
Reds designated RHP Jumbo Diaz for assignment.
Matt Carpenter (back) took BP on Monday
Matt Carpenter (back) took batting practice and did some fielding work at first base on Monday.
Bedrosian (groin) to face live hitters Monday
Cam Bedrosian (groin) is scheduled to face hitters Monday for the first time in Angels camp.
Pujols (foot) to make Cactus debut this week
Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Albert Pujols (foot) should make his Cactus League debut by the end of this week.
Dahl (back) questionable for start of season
Rockies manager Bud Black said Monday that David Dahl (back) should return to baseball activity, and possibly live games, before the end of the spring.
Brantley (shoulder) playing in sim game Mon.
Michael Brantley (shoulder) is scheduled to face Josh Tomlin in a simulated game Monday.
Corey Seager (back) may be out until Friday
Corey Seager (back) may be held out of action until Friday.
Kipnis (shoulder) to make spring debut Thurs.
Jason Kipnis (shoulder) is set to make his Cactus League debut on Thursday.
Padres' Margot has minor swelling in knee
Padres manager Andy Green said Manuel Margot has "a little swelling" in his left knee.
MRI negative on Trevor Rosenthal's right lat
An MRI on Trevor Rosenthal's sore right lat showed no structural damage.
Moustakas (knee) makes his first start at 3B
Mike Moustakas (knee) will make his first start at third base Monday in Cactus League play.
Rizzo (back) returns to Cubs lineup Monday
Anthony Rizzo (back) is in the Cubs' starting lineup for Monday's exhibition game against the Angels.
Marquis goes three scoreless for Team Israel
Jason Marquis worked three scoreless innings Monday in Team Israel's 2-1 victory over South Korea in the first round of the World Baseball Classic.
Luke Weaver (back) set for bullpen session
Luke Weaver (back) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Monday.
Josh Bell (knee) making spring debut Monday
Josh Bell (knee) is making his Grapefruit League debut on Monday against the Yankees.
Royals, Jays, Mets, Rays interested in Lawrie
Jim Bowden of ESPN and SiriusXM reports that the Royals, Blue Jays, Mets and Rays are among the teams interested in Brett Lawrie.
Wade Davis beat up in Cactus League debut
Wade Davis was knocked around for three earned runs in the third inning of Sunday's Cactus League tie with the Rangers.
Lindor hits pair of RBI doubles versus Padres
Francisco Lindor went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored Sunday in the Indians' 8-2 Cactus League victory over the Padres.
Garrett Richards allows 3 ER in spring debut
Garrett Richards surrendered three earned runs in two innings Sunday in his Cactus League debut against the Reds.
Raisel Iglesias goes two scoreless vs. LAA
Raisel Iglesias went two scoreless innings Sunday in a Cactus League appearance versus the Angels.
Harvey gets knocked around in spring debut
Making his spring debut, Matt Harvey yielded four runs in 1 2/3 innings Sunday against the Cardinals.
Manuel Margot leaves game with knee soreness
Manuel Margot departed Sunday's game versus the Indians with left knee soreness.
Tyson Ross (TOS) to throw 'pen session Monday
Tyson Ross (thoracic outlet syndrome) will throw a 15-pitch bullpen session on Monday.
Ryu (shoulder, elbow, leg) nears Cactus debut
Hyun-Jin Ryu (shoulder, elbow, leg) will make his Cactus League debut on Tuesday or Wednesday.
Corey Seager (back) could play on Tuesday
Corey Seager (back) could return to the Dodgers' lineup on Tuesday.
Rays 'will at least look into' signing Lawrie
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the Rays "will at least look into" signing Brett Lawrie.
Curtis Granderson (thumb) returns to lineup
Curtis Granderson (thumb) is back in the Mets' lineup Sunday.
Andrew Cashner (biceps) resumes throwing
Andrew Cashner (biceps) has played catch two days in a row without any issues.
Fulmer to miss start after spraining ankle
Michael Fulmer has been scratched from a scheduled start Monday after spraining his right ankle during agility drills.
Chris Tillman (shoulder) throws 'pen session
Chris Tillman (shoulder) threw a successful bullpen session on Sunday.
J.J. Hardy (back) resumes baseball activities
J.J. Hardy (back) resumed baseball activities on Sunday.
DeSclafani (elbow) unlikely for Opening Day
Reds manager Bryan Price said Sunday that it's unlikely Anthony DeSclafani (elbow) will have enough time to get stretched out by Opening Day.
McCullers (elbow) set for spring debut Thurs.
Lance McCullers (elbow) will make his Grapefruit League debut on Thursday.
Britton (oblique) to throw off mound Wed.
Zach Britton (oblique) will throw off a half-mound Monday and a regular mound likely on Wednesday.
Kris Bryant rocks grand slam in spring action
Kris Bryant went 1-for-3 with a grand slam in Saturday's 9-3 Cactus League win over the Dodgers.
Archer fans five in three shutout frames Sat.
Chris Archer punched out five Orioles in three scoreless, hitless frames on Saturday.
Sano goes 2-for-3 with two-run homer vs Jays
Miguel Sano went 2-for-3 and hit a two-run blast in a win over the Blue Jays on Saturday.
Lynn notches four shutout frames against Nats
Lance Lynn started against the Nationals on Saturday and turned in four solid innings, allowing just one run on two hits as the Nationals and Cardinals played to a 1-1 tie.
Street diagnosed with Grade 1 lat strain
Angels general manager Billy Eppler said Saturday that Huston Street was diagnosed with a Grade one lat strain.
Matt Carpenter (back) will not play in WBC
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak confirmed Saturday that Matt Carpenter will not participate in the World Baseball Classic.
Domingo Santana blasts two homers in loss
Domingo Santana had a monster day at the dish in Friday's loss to the Angels, going 3-for-3 with a pair of homers and three RBI.
Paul Goldschmidt goes deep in D'Backs rout
Paul Goldschmidt went 2-for-2 with a homer and four RBI as the Diamondbacks routed a Dodgers split squad 15-3 on Friday in Cactus League play.
Huston Street (triceps) set to undergo an MRI
Huston Street will undergo an MRI on Friday after departing a Cactus League appearance due to right triceps irritation.
Carlos Rodon could miss first week of season
White Sox manager Rick Renteria acknowledged Friday that it's possible Carlos Rodon won't be ready for the first week of the season.
David Price (elbow) doesn't need surgery
David Price (elbow) will be shut down for 7-10 days but does not need surgery after receiving a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Neal ElAttrache.
Adrian Beltre (calf) back in Rangers' lineup
Adrian Beltre (calf) is back in the Rangers' lineup Friday.
White Sox release disappointing Brett Lawrie
White Sox released INF Brett Lawrie.
Dahl back injury worse than initially thought
Rockies manager Bud Black said Friday that David Dahl's back injury is more serious than initially thought.
Jason Kipnis (shoulder) to DH next week
Jason Kipnis (shoulder) is on track to make his Cactus League debut next week.
Adrian Gonzalez (elbow) will play on Monday
Adrian Gonzalez (elbow) is slated to make his Cactus League debut on Monday.
Buster Posey (neck) back in Giants' lineup
Buster Posey (neck) is back in the Giants' lineup Friday.
Scherzer (finger) to throw live BP Tuesday
Max Scherzer (finger) will throw live batting practice on Tuesday.
Matt Carpenter (back) could pull out of WBC
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said Friday that Matt Carpenter (back) pulling out of the World Baseball Classic is "part of the conversation now."
Mesoraco (hip, shoulder) to take live BP
Devin Mesoraco (hip, shoulder) will take live batting practice on Friday.
Wheeler (elbow) to stay in extended spring
Matt Ehalt of The Record reports that Zack Wheeler (elbow) is expected to begin the season in extended spring training.
Gsellman expected to be Mets' No. 5 starter
Matt Ehalt of The Record reports that "indications are" that Robert Gsellman will break camp as the Mets' fifth starter.
Adrian Beltre undergoes MRI on ailing calf
Adrian Beltre (calf) underwent an MRI on Friday.
Corey Seager (shin) back in action Friday
Corey Seager (shin) is back in the Dodgers' lineup Friday.
Keuchel (shoulder) to throw sim game Tuesday
Dallas Keuchel (shoulder) will throw a simulated game on Tuesday.
Gattis (shoulder) aiming to catch March 8-10
Evan Gattis (shoulder) is aiming to catch in Grapefruit League games by March 8-10.
DeSclafani (elbow) a week away from mound
Anthony DeSclafani (elbow) hopes to resume throwing off a mound in about a week.
Lucas Duda (back) returns to Mets' lineup
Lucas Duda (back) is back in the Mets' lineup Friday.
Miller strikes out six over three scoreless
Shelby Miller allowed just one hit over three shutout innings Thursday in the Diamondbacks’ Cactus League win over the Cubs.
Report: Arrieta targeting Scherzer-like deal
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Cubs have had "no traction" in extension talks with Jake Arrieta.
Kang receives eight-month suspended sentence
Jeeho Yoo of Yonhap News reports Jung Ho Kang has received an eight-month suspended sentence for his December DUI arrest.
Kershaw fans one in two scoreless frames
Clayton Kershaw tossed two scoreless frames without allowing a hit as the Dodgers beat the Indians 4-2 on Thursday.
Johnny Cueto to miss first round of WBC
Johnny Cueto will not pitch for the Dominican Republic in the first round of the World Baseball Classic.
Farrell: David Price's MRI results 'inconclusive'
Red Sox manager John Farrell said the results of David Price's MRI were "inconclusive."
TEX's Cashner shut down with biceps injury
Andrew Cashner has been shut down due to biceps tendinitis.
Jon Lester named Cubs' Opening Day starter
Jon Lester has been named the Cubs' Opening Day starter.
Rule 5 pick Sparkman suffers broken thumb
Glenn Sparkman broke a bone in his right thumb during pitchers fielding practice Thursday.
Johnny Cueto expected at Giants camp Friday
Johnny Cueto is due to arrive in Giants camp Friday.
Pujols (foot) nearing Cactus League debut?
Albert Pujols (foot) hinted Thursday that he is close to making his Cactus League debut.
Matt Carpenter out Thursday with stiff back
Matt Carpenter was scratched from the Cardinals' Grapefruit League lineup on Thursday due to lower back stiffness.
Confirmed: Wright has shoulder impingement
David Wright said a second opinion confirmed he's dealing with a right shoulder impingement.
Report: Nationals could release Derek Norris
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Nationals might soon release Derek Norris.
DeSclafani (elbow) cleared to resume throwing
Anthony DeSclafani (elbow) has been cleared to play catch Thursday.
Cubs' Rizzo out Thursday with back tightness
Anthony Rizzo was scratched from the Cubs' lineup Thursday because of back tightness.
Posey (neck) scratched from lineup Thursday
Buster Posey (neck) was scratched from the Giants' Cactus League lineup again on Thursday.
Familia suspension ruling coming after WBC?
MLBPA executive director Tony Clark said Thursday that no ruling is imminent on a possible domestic violence suspension for Jeurys Familia.
Hanley Ramirez (shoulder) pulls out of WBC
Hanley Ramirez has pulled out of the World Baseball Classic due to ongoing shoulder soreness.
David Price undergoing MRI on sore left elbow
David Price underwent an MRI after experiencing considerable soreness in his left elbow on Wednesday.
Donaldson (calf) fielded grounders Wednesday
Josh Donaldson (calf) fielded grounders Wednesday without issue.
Nationals finalize one-year deal with Blanton
Nationals signed RHP Joe Blanton to a one-year, $4 million contract.
McCullers (elbow) set for sim game Saturday
Lance McCullers (elbow) is scheduled to throw a simulated game on Saturday.
Strasburg to make Grapefruit debut on Friday
Stephen Strasburg is set to make his Grapefruit League debut on Friday.
Britton (oblique) to throw long-toss Thursday
Zach Britton (oblique) is scheduled to throw long-toss again on Thursday.
Mariners trade for right-hander Chase De Jong
Mariners acquired RHP Chase De Jong from the Dodgers for INF Drew Jackson and RHP Aneurys Zabala.
Ryu (adductor) tosses pain-free bullpener
Hyun-Jin Ryu (adductor) said that he did not feel any pain during his bullpen on Wednesday.
Trout guides Angels with two hits Wednesday
Mike Trout ripped two hits Wednesday in the Angels' Cactus League win over the Rangers.
Jose Abreu expected back in camp Friday
Jose Abreu is expected back in camp on Friday following the conclusion of his testimony in the federal trial of agent Bartolo Hernandez and trainer Julio Estrada.
Nate Jones exits with bruised right knee
Nate Jones left Wednesday's Cactus League game against the Diamondbacks due to a bruised right knee.
Nate Jones exits after being hit by bouncer
Nate Jones left Wednesday's Cactus League game against the Diamondbacks after being hit by a comebacker.
Luke Weaver forced out with back spasms
Luke Weaver was lifted from Wednesday's Grapefruit League outing against the Mets due to lower back spasms.
Ryu dealing with adductor discomfort
Hyun-Jin Ryu (adductor) will throw a bullpen on Wednesday and face live hitters on Saturday.
Greinke named D-Backs' Opening Day starter
Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo has named Zack Greinke as the club's Opening Day starter.
Wheeler (elbow) to make spring debut Mar. 10
Zack Wheeler (elbow) is on track to make his Grapefruit League debut on March 10.
Wright getting second opinion on shoulder
According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, David Wright is going for a second opinion on his right shoulder.
Dyson (wrist) to throw simulated game Thu.
Sam Dyson (wrist) is scheduled to throw simulated games on Thursday and Sunday.
Twins' Kirilloff to have Tommy John surgery
Twins prospect outfielder Alex Kirilloff will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery on March 8.
Duda (back) cleared to hit on Wednesday
Lucas Duda (back) has been cleared to resume hitting on Wednesday.
Peter O'Brien slugs third homer of the spring
Peter O'Brien launched his third home run of the spring Tuesday in the Royals' 6-3 victory over the Brewers.
Counsell hopes to hit Broxton high in order
Brewers manager Craig Counsell said Tuesday that he would "love" to hit Keon Broxton high in the batting order if they can "get (him) going."
Walker works two scoreless in Cactus debut
Taijuan Walker struck out three batters over two scoreless innings in his Cactus League debut Tuesday versus the Rangers.
David Dahl (back) expected to miss a few days
David Dahl (back) is expected to miss a few days.
Sam Dyson dealing with right wrist sprain
Sam Dyson suffered a sprained right wrist in a fall on Friday.
Donaldson (calf) takes batting practice Tue.
Josh Donaldson (calf) took outdoor batting practice Tuesday without incident.
Report: Nationals to sign RHP Joe Blanton
Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post reports that the Nationals have signed Joe Blanton to a one-year contract.
Wright diagnosed with shoulder impingement
David Wright won't throw for "a couple weeks" after being diagnosed with a right shoulder impingement.
Dee Gordon (pink eye) ready for spring debut
Dee Gordon (pink eye) will make his spring debut Tuesday against the Mets.
Segura goes 3-for-3 with a homer vs Royals
Jean Segura went 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBI on Monday versus the Royals.
Buxton being considered for leadoff spot
Twins manager Paul Molitor indicated Monday that Byron Buxton could hit his way into the leadoff spot this spring.
Josh Hamilton undergoes surgery on left knee
Josh Hamilton underwent surgery Monday to repair torn cartilage in his left knee.
Tebow slugs nine homers in first BP session
Tim Tebow hit nine home runs over a span of four batting practice rounds Monday during his first workout at Mets camp.
Cueto expected to arrive at camp this week
Giants GM Bobby Evans said Monday that he expects Johnny Cueto to arrive in camp later this week.
Collin McHugh dealing with 'general dead arm'
Collin McHugh said he's going through a "general dead arm" phase.
Adrian Gonzalez (elbow) nearing tee work
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Adrian Gonzalez (elbow) could resume swinging off a tee in the next few days.
Donaldson (calf) on track for start of season
Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins reiterated Monday that Josh Donaldson (calf) is expected to be ready for Opening Day.
Adrian Beltre (calf) unsure on status for WBC
Adrian Beltre (calf) said Monday that he is unsure about his status for the World Baseball Classic.
DeSclafani (elbow) scratched from start Tues.
Anthony DeSclafani (elbow) has been scratched from his scheduled Cactus League start Tuesday against the White Sox.
Nola (elbow) set for spring debut Thursday
Aaron Nola (elbow) is scheduled to make his Grapefruit League debut Thursday against the Blue Jays.
Hanley Ramirez dealing with sore shoulder
Hanley Ramirez is dealing with some minor shoulder soreness.
Wong (shoulder) making spring debut Mon.
Kolten Wong (shoulder) is starting at second base and batting leadoff in Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Red Sox.
Nationals have interest in OF Angel Pagan
According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Nationals have expressed interest in free agent Angel Pagan.
Yu goes 1 2/3 scoreless in first spring start
Yu Darvish tossed 1 2/3 scoreless frames in his first spring start Sunday versus the Royals.
Rich Hill works two scoreless in Cactus debut
Rich Hill went two hitless innings in his first Cactus League start Sunday versus the Brewers.
Salazar whiffs three in Cactus League debut
Danny Salazar struck out three batters over two scoreless innings in his first start of the spring Sunday versus the Cubs.
Todd Frazier (oblique) to resume hitting Mon.
Todd Frazier (oblique) will resume hitting on Monday.
Richards (elbow) game-ready next weekend?
Garrett Richards (elbow) threw his first live batting practice session of the spring on Sunday.
Jason Kipnis nursing strained rotator cuff
Jason Kipnis will be shut down from throwing for 4-5 days after being diagnosed with a strained right rotator cuff.
Hamilton likely to have another knee surgery
Josh Hamilton is flying to Houston and is likely to undergo another surgery on his left knee Monday.
Zach Britton says oblique no longer an issue
Zach Britton will play catch Sunday after telling reporters that the discomfort in his oblique is gone.
Betts goes 2-for-3 and scores twice Sat.
Mookie Betts went 2-for-3 and scored a pair of runs to lead the Red Sox over the Twins 8-7 on Saturday.
Yelich hits two-run bomb vs Cardinals
Christian Yelich hit a two-run bomb and drew a walk as the Marlins beat the Cardinals 8-7 on Saturday.
Verlander throws two scoreless frames Sat.
Justin Verlander gave up a hit and a walk but did not allow a run in his two innings versus the Astros on Saturday.
Dustin Pedroia to continue hitting leadoff
Dustin Pedroia will continue to hit leadoff for the Red Sox.
Harper goes deep in spring debut vs Mets
Bryce Harper went 2-for-2 with a home run against the Mets on Saturday.
Gerrit Cole to start Opening Day for Pirates
Gerrit Cole has been announced as the Pirates' Opening Day starter.
Bourn will miss four weeks with broken finger
Michael Bourn is expected to miss the next four weeks due to a broken ring finger on his right hand.
Lucas Duda battling continued back stiffness
Lucas Duda is not in the Mets starting lineup on Saturday due to continued back stiffness.
J.D. Martinez scratched from Saturday lineup
J.D. Martinez was scratched from the Tigers' starting lineup on Saturday due to tightness in his pectoral muscle.