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02/22/2019 8:50pm
Michael Pineda (Min) rotowire.com
Pineda (knew) reached 93 mph with his fastball during his first live batting practice session Wednesday. "I feel ready to pitch now," he told the Minneapolis Star Tribune, "but I'm following their program for me."
02/22/2019 8:46pm
Matt Koch (Ari) rotowire.com
Koch was scratched from his upcoming spring debut Friday due to arm fatigue.
02/22/2019 7:40pm
Jake Barrett (SF) rotowire.com
Barrett was designated for assignment by the Giants on Friday.
02/22/2019 7:39pm
Hanser Alberto (SF) rotowire.com
Alberto was claimed off waivers by the Giants on Friday, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports.
02/22/2019 7:34pm
Shohei Ohtani (Ana) rotowire.com
Ohtani will hit off a tee Friday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.
02/22/2019 6:23pm
Mike Soroka (Atl) rotowire.com
Soroka will be shut down from throwing for four or five days after his shoulder discomfort returned Friday, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.
02/22/2019 6:18pm
Clayton Kershaw (LA) rotowire.com
Kershaw won't throw for at least few days following an unsuccessful live batting practice session Wednesday, Pedro Moura of The Athletic reports.
02/22/2019 5:48pm
Marwin Gonzalez (Min) rotowire.com
Gonzalez signed with the Twins on Friday, Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com reports.
02/22/2019 5:45pm
Brandon Nimmo (NYN) rotowire.com
Nimmo has no concerns about his sore right shoulder after tests came back clean Friday, Matt Ehalt of The Bergen Record reports.
02/22/2019 5:06pm
Chris Herrmann (Oak) rotowire.com
Herrmann's spot on the Athletics' Opening Day roster is not in question, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.
02/22/2019 4:57pm
Ervin Santana (ChA) rotowire.com
Santana signed a minor-league deal with an invitation to major-league camp with the White Sox on Friday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
02/22/2019 4:09pm
Jose Alvarado (TB) rotowire.com
Alvarado is unlikely to be used as a traditional closer by the Rays in 2019, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
02/22/2019 4:04pm
Ben Zobrist (ChN) rotowire.com
Zobrist arrived at camp Friday after an excused absence to attend to a personal matter, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
02/22/2019 3:52pm
Sonny Gray (Cin) rotowire.com
Manager David Bell described Gray (elbow) being scratched from Saturday's spring training opener as precautionary, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
02/22/2019 3:50pm
Richard Bleier (Bal) rotowire.com
Bleier (lat) threw 20 pitches in a bullpen session Friday, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.
02/22/2019 3:38pm
Avisail Garcia (TB) rotowire.com
Garcia is unlikely to appear in a Grapefruit League game until Wednesday against Boston as he works his way back from knee surgery, Steve Carney of Sports Radio 620 WDAE reports.
02/22/2019 3:33pm
Justus Sheffield (Sea) rotowire.com
Sheffield will have his Cactus League debut bumped back a day or two due to a finger blister on his left hand, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.
02/22/2019 3:19pm
Matt Duffy (TB) rotowire.com
Duffy (hamstring) could make his spring debut Tuesday against the Orioles, Steve Carney of Sports Radio 620 WDAE reports.
02/22/2019 3:17pm
Sonny Gray (Cin) rotowire.com
Gray was scratched from Saturday's spring training opener against the Indians due to right elbow stiffness, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
02/22/2019 2:28pm
Ichiro Suzuki (Sea) rotowire.com
Suzuki (foot) is batting seventh and starting in left field for Friday's spring training game against the Athletics, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.
02/22/2019 1:17am
Scott Schebler (Cin) rotowire.com
Schebler will be among those competing for the Reds' starting center field job, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports. "I'm interested to see him in center. Everyone I've talked to that has seen him, people are confident that he can do it," manager David Bell said. "I am, too, but it'll be a good opportunity to see him out there. I'm convinced he can be really good in left and right."
02/22/2019 1:00am
Jed Lowrie (NYN) rotowire.com
After undergoing an MRI, it was revealed that Lowrie doesn't have any significant damage in his left knee, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports.
02/22/2019 12:33am
Manny Machado (SD) rotowire.com
Machado has agreed to play third base for the Padres, Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com reports.
02/22/2019 12:13am
Michael Lorenzen (Cin) rotowire.com
Lorenzen was working with the outfielders Thursday for batting practice, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports. "We've put together a plan for the whole spring, knowing we can adjust it at any time," Reds manager David Bell said. "We didn't want to go into each day not knowing what he's going to do. We all felt better, he did, too. He was part of putting it together."
02/21/2019 10:43pm
Ichiro Suzuki (Sea) rotowire.com
An X-ray on Suzuki's left foot revealed no structural damage, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.
02/21/2019 9:42pm
Jorge Soler (KC) rotowire.com
Soler (toe) is 100 percent healthy heading into Cactus League play, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.
02/21/2019 8:29pm
Tyler Saladino (Mil) rotowire.com
Manager Craig Counsell said Saladino will be looked at in the outfield during spring training, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
02/21/2019 7:48pm
Miguel Sano (Min) rotowire.com
Manager Rocco Baldelli said Sano (heel) has been cleared for "light activity," Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.
02/21/2019 7:47pm
Kyle Gibson (Min) rotowire.com
Gibson (illness) will not pitch in a game in the first week of spring action, LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
02/21/2019 7:15pm
Howie Kendrick (Wsh) rotowire.com
Kendrick will start at second base Saturday against the Astros, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.
02/21/2019 7:06pm
Nick Vincent (SF) rotowire.com
Vincent signed a minor-league contract with the Giants on Thursday which includes an invitation to spring training, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic reports.
02/21/2019 7:02pm
Michael A. Taylor (Wsh) rotowire.com
Taylor will start in center field for Saturday's Cactus League opener against the Astros, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.
02/21/2019 6:52pm
Yan Gomes (Wsh) rotowire.com
Gomes was absent from Thursday's workouts due to an illness, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.
02/21/2019 6:49pm
Mike Soroka (Atl) rotowire.com
Manager Brian Snitker said Soroka (shoulder) won't pitch in early spring training games, David O'Brien of The Athletic reports.
02/21/2019 6:28pm
Logan Darnell rotowire.com
Darnell signed a contract with the Somerset Patriots of the independent Atlantic League on Thursday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.
02/21/2019 6:14pm
Odubel Herrera (Phi) rotowire.com
Manager Gabe Kapler he thinks Herrera (hamstring) will be able to play in the third or fourth Grapefruit League game, Meghan Montemurro of The Athletic reports. "That's a good possibility, but we're going to take that day by day & not make any predictions at this point," the manager noted.
02/21/2019 6:14pm
Donn Roach (ChA) rotowire.com
Roach will toe the rubber for the White Sox's first Cactus League game Saturday against the Dodgers, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
02/21/2019 5:55pm
Noah Syndergaard (NYN) rotowire.com
Syndergaard is scheduled to start Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Astros, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
02/21/2019 5:50pm
Andrew Miller (StL) rotowire.com
Miller will be eased into spring training games to protect his previously injured knee, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
02/21/2019 5:27pm
Tony Cingrani (LA) rotowire.com
Manager Dave Roberts said Cingrani will take things slowly this spring, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.
02/21/2019 5:15pm
Steven Duggar (SF) rotowire.com
Duggar (shoulder) is expected to be cleared to swing freely by Saturday and return to game action the following week, Kerry Crowley of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
02/21/2019 4:57pm
Matt Duffy (TB) rotowire.com
Duffy will miss a few days of spring training action after tweaking his hamstring, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
02/21/2019 4:42pm
Kyle Lewis (Sea) rotowire.com
X-rays on Lewis' injured finger came back negative, but he won't swing a bat for a few days as an extra precaution, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports.
02/21/2019 4:37pm
Teoscar Hernandez (Tor) rotowire.com
General manager Ross Atkins suggested that Hernandez may be a part of a platoon in left field with Billy McKinney to start the season, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports.
02/21/2019 4:30pm
Billy McKinney (Tor) rotowire.com
General manager Ross Atkins suggested that McKinney could be part of a platoon in left field with Teoscar Hernandez, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports.
02/21/2019 4:17pm
T.J. Zeuch (Tor) rotowire.com
Zeuch (lat) will be shut down from pitching again during spring training, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports.
02/21/2019 4:10pm
Kyle Crick (Pit) rotowire.com
Crick is expected to continue in his role as a setup man entering the 2019 campaign, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
02/21/2019 4:06pm
Peter Alonso (NYN) rotowire.com
Alonso will now go by the first name "Pete," Mike Puma of the New York Post reports.
02/21/2019 3:53pm
Alex Bregman (Hou) rotowire.com
Bregman (elbow) took live batting practice for the second day in a row Thursday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
02/21/2019 3:23pm
Chris Smith (Det) rotowire.com
Tests revealed that Smith suffered a torn UCL during his live batting practice session Wednesday, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.
02/21/2019 2:49pm
Braden Bishop (Sea) rotowire.com
Bishop (forearm) will start in center field and bat ninth Thursday in the Mariners' Cactus League opener versus the Athletics, Corey Brock of MLB.com reports.
02/21/2019 12:47pm
Joey Gallo (Tex) rotowire.com
Rangers hitting coach Luis Ortiz asked Gallo to take extra rounds of batting practice Wednesday, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.
02/21/2019 12:37pm
Yohander Mendez (Tex) rotowire.com
Mendez will start Sunday against Milwaukee, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.
02/21/2019 12:25am
Trevor Plouffe (Phi) rotowire.com
Plouffe signed a minor-league contract with the Phillies on Wednesday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.
02/20/2019 11:48pm
Robert Stephenson (Cin) rotowire.com
Stephenson (shoulder) is still behind his Reds teammates in workouts this spring but is getting closer, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports. "I think he's real close to being back on a normal routine," manager David Bell said.
02/20/2019 11:40pm
Dillon Peters (Ana) rotowire.com
Peters is scheduled to start Saturday's Cactus League opener against the Giants, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.
02/20/2019 11:38pm
Sonny Gray (Cin) rotowire.com
Gray will start Saturday's spring training opener against the Indians, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
02/20/2019 10:29pm
Jordan Hicks (StL) rotowire.com
Hicks has been limited to throwing bullpen sessions thus far in spring training as the Cardinals look to regulate his spring workload, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.
02/20/2019 10:16pm
Jack Flaherty (StL) rotowire.com
Flaherty will serve as the Cardinals' second pitcher in Saturday's exhibition opener versus the Marlins, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.
02/20/2019 10:09pm
Miles Mikolas (StL) rotowire.com
Manager Mike Shildt named Mikolas the starter for the Cardinals' Grapefruit League opener Saturday versus the Marlins, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.
02/20/2019 10:06pm
Chase De Jong (Min) rotowire.com
De Jong will start the Twins' spring training opener against the Orioles on Saturday, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
02/20/2019 10:04pm
Kohl Stewart (Min) rotowire.com
Stewart will start against the Rays on Saturday, the nightcap of the Twins' first day of spring training games, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
02/20/2019 9:56pm
Alex Reyes (StL) rotowire.com
Reyes (lat) threw his first live batting practice session of the spring Tuesday, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.
02/20/2019 9:50pm
Justin Turner (LA) rotowire.com
Turner did not practice Wednesday while resting his knee after an annual spring knee lubrication injection, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.
02/20/2019 9:24pm
Jeff Hoffman (Col) rotowire.com
Hoffman is among the pitchers scheduled to pitch in the Rockies' exhibition opener Saturday versus the Diamondbacks, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.
02/20/2019 9:21pm
Brandon Nimmo (NYN) rotowire.com
Nimmo has a sore right shoulder, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.
02/20/2019 9:17pm
Mark Reynolds (Col) rotowire.com
Updating a previous report, Reynolds isn't slated to see any usage at second base during spring training, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.
02/20/2019 8:58pm
Joe Jimenez (Det) rotowire.com
Jimenez has been nursing some minor muscle soreness in his right arm since reporting to spring training last week and will be eased into Grapefruit League action, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.
02/20/2019 8:57pm
Scooter Gennett (Cin) rotowire.com
Gennett and his agent have notified the Reds that they are interested in a contract extension, but the Reds haven't responded, John Fay of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports. "We've definitely opened it up," Gennett said. "They know I want to play here. They know I enjoy playing on this team. I enjoy the fans. I enjoy the coaching staff. I enjoy my teammates. They know all that. There's nothing else to tell them at this point. It's waiting for them to come back, which they have not."
02/20/2019 8:54pm
Kaleb Cowart (Det) rotowire.com
Manager Ron Gardenhire said Tuesday that he plans on using Cowart primarily as a pitcher during spring training, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports. "We want him to get more involved in the pitching part of it right now," Gardenhire said. "We know what he can do defensively."
02/20/2019 8:52pm
Chris Stratton (SF) rotowire.com
Stratton will start the Giants' Cactus League opener against the Angels on Saturday, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
02/20/2019 8:47pm
Buster Posey (SF) rotowire.com
Posey isn't expected to play catcher in a spring training game until Mar. 1, Kerry Crowley of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
02/20/2019 8:46pm
Kyle Lewis (Sea) rotowire.com
Lewis' finger injury was nothing worse than a jammed finger, Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN Seattle reports.
02/20/2019 8:42pm
Josh Harrison (Det) rotowire.com
Harrison signed a one-year deal with the Tigers on Wednesday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
02/20/2019 8:37pm
Brandon Morrow (ChN) rotowire.com
Morrow (elbow) threw from 105 feet Wednesday and is now allowed to play catch everyday, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.
02/20/2019 8:36pm
Jen-Ho Tseng (ChN) rotowire.com
Tseng will start the Cubs' Cactus League opener against the Brewers on Saturday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
02/20/2019 8:34pm
Cole Irvin (Phi) rotowire.com
Irvin will receive the start in the Phillies' Grapefruit League opener Friday versus the Rays, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.
02/20/2019 8:28pm
Kyle Lewis (Sea) rotowire.com
Lewis dislocated his finger during baserunning drills Wednesday, Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN Seattle reports.
02/20/2019 8:14pm
Brett Gardner (NYA) rotowire.com
Gardner will compete for the starting left-field job in spring training with Clint Frazier, Brendan Kuty of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.
02/20/2019 7:59pm
Domingo Acevedo (NYA) rotowire.com
Acevedo (biceps) tossed live batting practice Tuesday, Coley Harvey of ESPN.com reports.
02/20/2019 7:57pm
Jose Rondon (ChA) rotowire.com
Rondon is spending time in the outfield this spring in hopes of opening up more paths to playing time, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
02/20/2019 7:52pm
Robbie Grossman (Oak) rotowire.com
Grossman is a candidate to see time as the Athletics' leadoff hitter this season, Julian McWilliams of The Athletic reports.
02/20/2019 7:38pm
Odubel Herrera (Phi) rotowire.com
Herrera left practice early Wednesday with what manager Gabe Kapler called a "slight left hamstring strain," Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.
02/20/2019 7:11pm
Sean Manaea (Oak) rotowire.com
Manaea (shoulder) is beginning his throwing program well ahead of his original timeline, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
02/20/2019 6:50pm
Touki Toussaint (Atl) rotowire.com
Toussaint will start the Braves' first spring training game against the Mets on Saturday, David O'Brien of The Athletic reports.
02/20/2019 6:41pm
Adam Plutko (Cle) rotowire.com
Plutko will start Saturday's Cactus League opener against the Reds, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
02/20/2019 6:33pm
Matt Chapman (Oak) rotowire.com
Chapman is not at practice Wednesday due to illness, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
02/20/2019 6:28pm
Tyler Clippard (Cle) rotowire.com
Clippard agreed to a minor-league contract with the Indians on Wednesday, Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com reports.
02/20/2019 6:24pm
Chris Smith (Det) rotowire.com
Smith had his shoulder checked out Wednesday after feeling something during a live batting practice session, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
02/20/2019 6:22pm
Odubel Herrera (Phi) rotowire.com
Herrera left Wednesday's workouts after appearing to tweak something in his left leg, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
02/20/2019 5:45pm
Fernando Abad (SF) rotowire.com
Abad (suspension) signed a minor-league deal with the Giants on Wednesday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.
02/20/2019 5:40pm
Jed Lowrie (NYN) rotowire.com
Lowrie will get an MRI after being limited by left knee soreness Wednesday, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports.
02/20/2019 5:39pm
David Fletcher (Ana) rotowire.com
Fletcher will get looks in the outfield this spring, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
02/20/2019 5:35pm
Ryan Brasier (Bos) rotowire.com
Brasier (toe) could return to the Red Sox's spring training facility Wednesday night or Thursday, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
02/20/2019 5:28pm
Walker Buehler (LA) rotowire.com
Buehler will throw his first bullpen of the spring Wednesday, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.
02/20/2019 5:26pm
Glenn Sparkman (KC) rotowire.com
Sparkman will start Saturday's Cactus League opener against the Rangers, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.
02/20/2019 5:17pm
Elias Diaz (Pit) rotowire.com
Diaz did not practice Wednesday due to illness, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports.
02/20/2019 5:15pm
Chad Bettis (Col) rotowire.com
Bettis will start Colorado's Cactus League opener Saturday against the Diamondbacks, Nick Groke of The Athletic reports.
02/20/2019 5:11pm
Yefry Ramirez (Bal) rotowire.com
Ramirez will start the Orioles' Grapefruit League opener Saturday against the Twins, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
02/20/2019 5:07pm
Franklin Perez (Det) rotowire.com
Perez (stomach) was cleared to resume full workouts Wednesday, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.